"This administration brought our nation to war without congressional approval or the support of the American people," Kucinich said.
"In a direct challenge to Congress, the administration is continuing the war despite its inability to provide a constitutional or legal justification for bypassing Congress," he added. "Congress must use its constitutional authority of the power of the purse to end this war."
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) hinted on Thursday that the House could bring up a separate bill to defund the Libya intervention. Cantor was not specific on what the bill would do, but his comments followed remarks from House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) that the House might look at a defunding measure.