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PBS NewsHour | Obama Refutes Challenges to War Powers Authority Over Libya | PBS

Duration: 03:06
Program: PBS NewsHour #10050
Broadcast Date: Jun. 15, 2011

The White House on Wednesday defended the president's authority to pursue military action in Libya. The administration argued that the U.S. is not engaged in sustained fighting and has no troops on the ground, so there's no need for congressional approval and no violation of the War Powers Resolution. Jeffrey Brown reports.

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Post Date: June 16, 2011