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House Rebukes Obama On Libya But Votes Down Withdrawal

By Zaid Jilani on June 3, 2011 at 2:44 pm

"House Rebukes Obama On Libya But Votes Down Withdrawal"


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The House of Representatives voted on a pair of resolutions related to the Libyan conflict today. The first resolution — which rebukes President Obama for the way he has conducted the Libyan operation and demands more information and accountability from the administration — passed 268 to 145. The second resolution, authored by Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), would’ve required U.S. armed forces to withdraw from Libya within 15 days. It failed 265 to 148.


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