Sen. Corker and Rep. Engel Call for Military Response to Suspected Chemical Attack in Syria

Unlike Engel, Corker wants Obama to ask Congress to authorize intervention


Top lawmakers on Sunday  urged President Obama to take quick action against the Syrian government.

On "Fox News Sunday," Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.), the ranking minority member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) pushed for a quick U.S. response to the Syrian government's reported use of chemical weapons though disagreeing on the role Congress should play in that response.

"We have to move, and we have to move quickly," said Engel on U.S. military action, adding that "Congress needs to be involved, but perhaps not initially."