McCain criticizes Trump's inaction after dozens had reportedly been killed in rebel-held, northsyrian Khan Sheikhoun by the toxic nerve gas SARIN
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[The State Department] released a detailed intelligence summary...that the Syrian government used chemical munitions...killed 1,429 people, nearly a third of them children.
The intelligence summary, cited...in a televised briefing at the State Department, contained by far the most specific contentions the administration has publicly made in arguing that the Syrian government had crossed a threshhold of intolerable behavior...justifying an international military response.
[Human] rights activists and medical aid workers say [attack] left hundreds asphyxiated in what appeared to be the most egregious mass killing in the [Syrian] conflict..
A summary of the intelligence assessment said its conclusions were based on “human, signals and geospatial intelligence as well as a significant body of open-source reporting.”