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Will the House cut Libya funding?

by The Madeleine Brand Show

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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? JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images

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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