UN inspectors there investigating last week's chemical weapons attack have been ordered out of Damascus in anticipation of possible US military strikes. Secretary of State John Kerry is expected to speak about the broader situation in Syria from the State Department within the hour.
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Meanwhile, Congress has been decidedly split on how the U.S. should respond. As KPCC's Kitty Felde notes, that mixed response does not fall along party lines.