Boehner called on Obama "to outline to the American people why we are there, what the mission is and what our goals are, and how do we exit this."
Asked what kind of recourse he might take, Boehner was short on details.
"The House has options," he said. "We're looking at those options, and my guess is that next week we may be prepared to move on those options based on the answers to the questions that we get."
At a separate press conference Thursday, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said she was reviewing the administration's report on Libya and maintained that Obama does not need Congressional approval to continue military efforts there.
"Part of that report shows an interaction and consultation with Congress and I'm satisfied that we can continue with the limited role that's part of NATO," the California Democrat said.
From left, Rep. Christopher H. Smith, R-N.J., David Goldman, the father of a child who was abducted to Brazil by the mother, and Arvind Chawdra, a father whose two children were abducted to India by their mother, attend a news conference in the Rayburn House Office Building on international child abduction.
Each year since 1990, CQ Roll Call has reviewed the financial disclosures of all 541 senators, representatives and delegates to determine the 50 richest members of Congress. This year's report, derived from forms covering the calendar year 2012, shows it took a net worth of $6.67 million to crack the exclusive club.