WASHINGTON, D.C.  – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement responding to reports of possible U.S. military action in Syria:

“Before any action is taken regarding Syria, it is imperative that President Obama make the case to the American people and consult with Congress. He needs to explain what vital national interests are at stake and should put forth a detailed plan with clear objectives and an estimated cost for achieving those objectives.”