BREAKING NEWS: U.S. Has Determined Syria Used Chemical Weapons

Source: Aamer Madhani / USA Today

WASHINGTON— U.S. and European officials have determined that Syrian government has deployed chemical weapons against rebels, the New York Times is reporting, according to American lawmakers.

The White House notified lawmakers on Thursday that they have determined chemical weapons have been used.

The White House announced late Thursday afternoon that they are going to hold a previously unscheduled call with reporters to discuss Syria.

The White House previously acknowledged that chemical weapons had been likely deployed, but they needed further confirmation.

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