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Fox News alert on what could become a critical crossroads for America we have new reaction just in right now from the White House the State Department and the Pentagon.
As we get reports of a deadly chemical attack on -- Syrian village.
That's according to the initial reports.
We -- investigating it at this moment welcome to America live everyone I'm Megyn Kelly.
Earlier this morning Syrian state TV accused rebels there are using chemical weapons.
In an attack that reportedly killed at least 25 people in the northern part of that war torn country.
The rebels immediately denied those claims and instead accused the Syrian regime atmosphere of launching the attack ads and President Obama has made clear in the past.
That in his view the use of chemical weapons by either side in Syria.
Would change the rules for our involvement.
Chief Washington correspondent James Rosen is live at the white house with more James.
Begging that afternoon the Pentagon has been more definitive than the White House this afternoon in telling us that they as yet have no confirmation.
No confirmation that chemical weapons have been used by either side.
In the Syrian civil war it was Syrian state run television that first made the allegation broadcasting images purporting to show the victims of the chemical attack.
Being treated at a hospital in -- -- and northwest city near the Turkish border.
The Russian government which has supported the Assad regime was quick to jump in and also blame the rebels.
The White House however said it -- no evidence the rebels the rebels and use such weapons and that officials here -- quote deeply skeptical of such claims by the regime.
I can tell you did we are assessing the reports about the possible use of chemical weapons as well as the reports about.
The origins of the possible use of chemical weapons in Syria.
And I have no further assessment to provide you at this time about our judgments on that I can tell you that were evaluating them.
Syrian president Bashar Al Saud -- -- scud missiles fighter planes and other military assets to try to quash the two year uprising against his dictatorial rule upwards of 70000.
Lives have been lost.
President Obama as Megan mentioned has said that.
Either moving the chemical weapons around or using them would cross a quote unquote red line that would cause the president to change his calculus.
About the hands off posture that the US has adopted in the conflict.
Now there were reports we should mention that the Asad regime back in December used to chemical weapon against the opposition forces and incapacitating.
Thing called -- fifteen.
Which incapacitate your nervous system and causes hallucinations -- James thank you wanna tell you that the State Department just waited on this moments ago as we were going to air saying that it remains quote quite concerned.
That -- government will resort to non conventional weapons that doesn't tell us whether they have.
Today but they remain quite concerned that the government will.
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