Obama report on Libya fails to appease lawmakers

A Libyan mechanic welds a weapon shield on a pick up truck in an industrial college turned into a weapons workshop in Misrata, Libya, Thursday, June 16, 2011. Libyan civilians maintain and build weapons in schools across the city to send to the front lines. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

June 16, 2011 8:00:53 AM PDT
The White House is vigorously defending President Barack Obama's right to keep the U.S. military engaged in Libya without congressional approval, but its arguments aren't soothing the anger among Republican lawmakers and anti-war Democrats.