House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) late Thursday appeared to push for military action in response to the Syrian regime's alleged use of chemical weapons on its people.
Pelosi released a statement after a 90-minute conference call with top administration officials.
"It is clear that the American people are weary of war," Pelosi said. "However, [Syrian President Bashar al-Assad] gassing his own people is an issue of our national security, regional stability and global security. We must be clear that the United States rejects the use of chemical weapons by Assad or any other regime."