US ambassador to the UN confirms chemical weapon attack in Syria occurred

U.S., French and British warships and warplanes are preparing for a potential strike.
1:50 | 04/13/18

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has a differentecollection of what end. David. Aboutomey and the white house fighting back, the president at the same is rig now deciding whetho launch a miry assault of Syria. Tonight u.sitary assetre on the move in the region. Martha rtz on what she's Lear tonight. Reporter: Lmeetings at the white house today, with nasal securitcouncil members lealize what kif punishing action to take against Syria. This as., French and bri warships and warplanes prepare for ntial attack. A strike, some 48 hours ago president trump warned was coming with missiles that are "Nice and new and smart. Trump ladialed bacthe urgency, something his un ambassador defended today. You D rush decisions like is rush decions like this you make a mistake. Eporter: But haleyaid there was no mistake about what happened and who was responsible. Did a chemical weapon attack happen yes, the U.S. Has analyzed, yes it has Happe Reporter: Aftereting her ssian counterpart again today, LE a sharp ruke over the Russians denial the Syrians waged a chemical ak. I started to listen to my run friend and respond, but instead, I'm in awe, vasily, of hoy what youay with a straight face. I really, really am. Martha Raddatz back withs live tonight.martha des dialing back the president's urgent tine, this still loo eminent? It does David. President trump isoing to let Assad go ud for such a horrificcrime, N to mention for doing again exactly WHA he was warned not to do.

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