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US House Rejects Libya War Mandate

Saturday, 25 June 2011 06:54

‘The House of Representatives in a scathing rebuke to President Barack Obama has rejected a resolution authorizing US military action in Libya for one year. War-fatigued American lawmakers defeated the measure on Friday with 295 votes against and only 123 votes in its favor, AFP reported.

The congressional action was a swipe at Obama over growing discontent among US lawmakers after a decade of wars in Afghanistan and Iraq that has cost more than a trillion dollars and has helped fuel a USD 1.4 trillion budget deficit.

“We don’t have enough wars going on? The war in Iraq, the war in Afghanistan, we need one more war?” Democratic Representative Dennis Kucinich said during Friday’s vote.’

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