Update from Capitol Hill

  • The House rejected Rep. Kucinich’s bill to end intervention in Libya within 15 days, but passed a measure offered by Speaker Boehner that prohibits ground troops from being deployed and demands the White House turn over documents related to the mission.
  • Sen. Rand Paul issued a statement criticizing President Obama for not answering bipartisan calls for accountability and urgining his colleagues in the Senate to take action.
  • Sen. Richard Lugar wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post warning against the Obama Administration’s dangerous course in Libya.
  • A meeting of the Senate Foreing Relations Committee to discuss Libya was set for Thursday but was postponed.
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