Reps. Justin AmashJustin AmashGOP rep: Trump has 'extra-constitutional' view of presidency Flag burning is just another PR stunt for the media to cover Trump tweets about flag burning, setting off a battle MORE (R-Mich.), Dan Burton (R-Ind.), Louie GohmertLouie Gohmert Texas rep laments not being allowed to cook ribs on his Capitol balcony GOP votes to keep Ryan as Speaker GOP lawmaker: Illegal for Clinton to 'indicate' she'll keep AG Lynch MORE (R-Texas), Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) and Scott RigellScott RigellGOP rushes to embrace Trump GOP lawmaker appears in Gary Johnson ad Some in GOP say Trump has gone too far MORE (R-Va.) have all introduced Libya defunding amendments. In addition, Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) has an amendment that would prohibit funds from being used in the bill until the administration gets authorization for the use of force in Libya, and Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) has an amendment prohibiting funds from being used in violation of the War Powers Resolution.
Cole also has language that would prohibit funding from being used for training or equipment for anyone outside a country's armed forces for use in Libya.
The defunding language follows failed House votes last month to authorize limited operations and to prohibit ongoing activities in Libya.
Other amendments that could be taken up this week would prevent funds from going toward a Hezbollah-dependent government of Lebanon, from Rep. Howard Berman (D-Calif.), and deny NATO funding above $408.1 million from Burton. Two amendments, from Burton and Rep. Virginia FoxxVirginia FoxxHouse GOP picks two women to lead committees Speculation and starting points: accreditation, a new administration and a new Congress President-elect Trump: Please drain the student loan swamp MORE (R-N.C.), would prohibit the use of funds in violation of the Defense of Marriage Act.