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Concerns over the legality of the military strikes will dominate much of the debate among lawmakers in the weeks to come.
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Trump said the action was prompted by "a significant escalation in a pattern of chemical weapons use by that very terrible regime."
By Military Times staff
Russian claims that US is planning a false-flag chemical weapons attack is a distraction, Pentagon says
On Tuesday, Russian officials claimed that militants are preparing to use chemical agents in Syria and intend to put the blame on the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, according to Tass, a state-run Russian news agency.
By Kyle Rempfer