A senior administration official tells CNN, that Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will speak at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Syria Tuesday.
Hagel is expected to testify on "military strategy and justification for the use of force". This comes just two days after President Obama said he wants to launch attacks against Syria for unleashing chemical weapons against its people. However, the President says he wants to get Congress' approval first.
Lawmakers come back from recess September 9, 2013.