TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The United States launched strikes against against multiple sites in Syria on Friday night, April 13.
The strikes are in response to a suspected gas attack on the rebel-held city of Douma last weekend. They were launched just before 9 p.m. ET in coordination with Britain and France, according to General Joseph Dunford.
President Donald Trump announced the strikes in a televised address to the nation, saying the attack on Douma was "the crime of a monster" in his address.
Senator John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee released the following on Syria strikes:
U.S. Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) released the following statement on military strikes on Syria:
U.S. Representative Martha McSally released the following statement on Friday: