Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday said if the Assad regime in Syria “were to be foolish enough to attack yet again and to do something in the meantime,” President Barack Obama “knows he has the power” to attack unilaterally and would likely “move very, very rapidly” — but “he feels we are stronger” moving with congressional authorization.

Host Chris Wallace asked Kerry on “Fox News Sunday” what message the U.S. is sending to “Iran and Hezbollah and North Korea when the president announces he thinks we should take military action, but he’s going to wait nine days for Congress to come back before he takes any action, and then he goes off and plays a round of golf?”

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