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Vice President Joe Biden is coming under serious fire from the conservative blogosphere for “hiding out” in Aspen over the weekend ahead of President Barack Obama’s key speech justifying ongoing U.S. airstrikes in Libya. The website Real Aspen rounds up some of the more heated slams of Biden, who flew into the Eagle County Airport Thursday night and proceeded on Interstate 70 in a motorcade using a “rolling roadblock” along U.S. Highway 82 to Aspen. Biden was back in Washington in time for Obama’s address on Libya.
Colorado’s senior member of Congress, Democrat Diana DeGette, expressed her doubts tonight after President Barack Obama delivered a national speech making his case for U.S. military action in Libya over the last nine days.
The American Civil Liberties Union on Friday sent a letter to both chambers of Congress, asking Speaker of the House John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to schedule floor debates and then vote on whether President Obama can continue the use of military force in Libya, which he ordered on March 19 without approval from Congress.
Colorado U.S. Senator Mark Udall, a member of the Senate’s Armed Services and Intelligence committees, said today it is time for NATO to assume responsibility for military action in Libya.
As American and United Nations forces today began a concerted military effort to neutralize Muammar el-Qaddafi and protect Libyan citizens, U.S. Senator from Colorado Mark Udall issued a statement in support of American military action in Libya.
Members of Colorado’s relatively small Muslim community are intently watching the rising tide of unrest in North Africa and the Middle East, according to the head of the Colorado Muslim Society, and are very supportive of changes that lead to greater freedom throughout the Arab world.