The Madeleine Brand Show for June 24, 2011

Will the House cut Libya funding?

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French helicopter lands off the Libyan coast after an airstrike targeting Gadhafi forces. Will the U.S. maintain its military presence in Libya?

The House of Representatives is debating whether to cut funding for U.S. military involvement in Libya. Republicans and Democrats are furious with President Obama for not seeking Congressional approval to attack Moammar Gadhafi's forces, sparking a debate over the War Powers Act of 1973. Edwin Smith, professor of law, international relations and political science at USC joins us to explain Congress's options.


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