House preserves Libya funding but refuses to authorize mission

by Ben Hoffman

The House on Friday afternoon rejected legislation that would have prohibited the funding of military operations in Libya with only a few exceptions.

The 180-238 vote against the bill came after a debate in which both parties were split on how best to handle U.S. involvement in Libya, even as they seemed to agree that President Obama should have involved Congress in that decision at a much earlier stage. Read more…

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