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Fri, Jun 17, 2011 -- 9:00 AM

Libya and the War Powers Resolution


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Ten members of the House of Representatives filed a lawsuit against President Obama claiming that his actions in Libya violate the War Powers Resolution. That law prevents the President from engaging in armed combat without permission from Congress. We discuss the implications of this lawsuit and the legality of the United States' actions in Libya.

Host: Dave Iverson

Guests:

  • Abraham Sofaer, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution
  • Jonathan Turley, Professor, George Washington University School of Law. He filed the lawsuit on behalf of the ten members of congress.

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