Obama to Members of Congress: Action Versus Libya to Last ‘Days not Weeks’

Mar 18, 2011 7:10pm

In his meeting with Members of Congress today, sources tell ABC News, President Obama said he expected that the period that the US would be involved in heavy kinetic activity would be "days, not weeks," after which he said the US would then take more of a supporting role.

The president met with a number of Members of Congress today to talk about Libya. Joining him at the White House or by conference call were Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., Sen. Dick Lugar, R-Ind., Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and others.

- Jake Tapper

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