June 25, 2011

Will 'illegal war' sink Obama's career?



The US Congress has refused to grant President Obama authority to continue the military campaign in Libya.

But the very same lawmakers have turned down a motion to cut funding for the American action in the country. The votes are being seen as largely symbolic, as the White House says it doesn't need Congressional approval for the mission. RT's Gayane Chichakyan has more from Washington. The head of the U.S. Center for Constitutional Rights, Michael Ratner, says President Obama is staking his political career on the war in Libya.

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