With House Vote, Welch Supports Mission In Libya

Congressman Peter Welch has voted to support President Obama’s military policies in Libya. He backed legislation that would ensure future funding for the mission. He also voted for a bill that specifically authorized the President’s military actions, but that legislation was defeated.

Welch Warns President On War Powers Act

Congressman Peter Welch says President Obama is "dangerously close" to being in violation of the War Powers Act. The Obama Administration hasn’t sought Congressional approval for its military actions in Libya and the 90 day deadline will expire this weekend.