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And -- can finish says he's been invited by Qaddafi.
And the rebels both sides to help stop the fighting and he says he has -- pollution and he's our guest.
Now so congressman you've been invited by both sides he say why and -- go.
Well the first of -- -- a little bit problematic.
Going to meetings where bombs are dropping everywhere.
I have supported the African Union.
Approach towards trying to resolve the conflict and also came up with my -- plan as a result of my involvement and also challenging the war in the congress.
I was I've been contacted by people who have ties to both sides.
And you know there -- people on both sides who want this resolved without for the bloodshed -- the last time you heard from either side.
How do you.
Recently and -- you know this is a Constant Contact that I would say that unfortunately.
Continued prosecution of the war by NATO does not serve the people of Libya and there's.
You know we're we're seeing even more intense bloodshed right now this whole thing in Libya has been done wrong we should have never intervened in a civil war to begin life.
And we should have never chosen sides we the people Libya have a right to self determination.
But I feel that what the United States and NATO it's done is go opposite in that direction and it's as if we don't have enough things to worry about here at home.
I'd like to talk a little bit more about the details -- -- the -- you -- -- IQ to resolving this in just a moment but since you say that you've been in Constant Contact with.
-- both sides and curious if you have any indication where Qaddafi is right now.
No I don't I don't have any idea I mean if and if -- There's no way that I -- there and I'm not.
It's privy to his movements.
Still with but I can't wait what do you think is the bet it if you were able to wave after into the present the plan what would -- be.
You have to have a cease fire first of all that's number one and the rebels at this point are the ones who can direct that before it was the people on -- side.
But we have to have a cease fire there NATO has to stop bombing you have to enable people from votes.
Sides to come together.
To put together a coalition government otherwise you're going to be looking.
At conflict -- will be and you know for the distant future.
The next thing we need to do is to work for constitution for Libya and I actually there was a constitution of what to about to be brought forward.
In March when the fighting started and the bombing started that those plans were set back would you be are and -- Qaddafi family help.
Whether -- -- whether his son into that process.
Well the people who are who have been involved.
With the regime.
Include at least a couple people who are very close to Gaddafi as family members now you know the I mean it's not for me to choose who would be the interlocutors who would talk to each other but as a member of congress seeing my own country.
Involved in a war that is unnecessary.
For America to be involved and once again we're picking a nation trying to tell them.
How they should govern trying to tell them who their leader should be.
That's a dead end where the United States and I'm saying it's time that we stop these kind of wars it only leads to more problems for America more expense money we can't.
-- -- Money we should be spending creating jobs here at home and so I'm very adamant about trying to come up with a nonviolent solution a peaceful solution to this conflict.
That involves bringing both parties together and letting Libya handle its own affairs.
You say a necessary but -- -- legalized Greinke into what the administration is definitely heartening authorities are absolutely war where what is this stated the lawsuit.
-- that you have against the administration for moving forward without congressional approval.
There administration filed an answer to our lawsuit they said essentially that congress doesn't have any standing to sue over this we take issue with it because -- constitution makes it very clear under article one section eight.
That the congress and congress alone has the power to take the country to war and if we let this situation in Libya be a model for what's about to happen.
We're looking at a -- intervention as -- -- greater cost.
Let's talk a little bit about that only have a minute -- -- has -- to share with you with the president Geoff said about Libya.
In Minneapolis speaking to a group of veterans about our military transfer take -- listen to what the president had today.
Indeed despite ten years of continuous war.
It must be -- America's military is the best.
That it's ever bit.
We saw that most recently in the skill and precision of our brave forces who helped the Libyan people finally break free from the grip of Moammar Gadhafi.
Well you know we always support our troops but it has to be said that Libya spends about one point five.
Billion dollars a year for their military the United States spends close to 700 billion.
Was there ever going to be a different outcome I mean where we have a population that's fifty times the sides of Libya most people don't know -- is only six billion people.
So the question whether United States could conquer Libya has never been a question that's not the question the question is why should we be doing it.
And the president's never answered that to -- satisfaction.
Carson can finish -- -- have been able continue to have the conversation has as yet it's complete resolution in Libya still -- -- not financing at this time we have a lot more to this story at the cancer we look for to have you back on again.
Thank you very much --
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