The Veto Is Wrong

Fraser, Donald M.
November 1973
New Republic;11/3/73, Vol. 169 Issue 18, p9
Discusses the provisions of the war powers bill passed during the administration of President Richard Nixon in the U.S. Discussion on the authority of the President under the bill; Control of the Congress over military disengagement; Views that the war powers bill is significant as a political document rather than as a legal statement; Acknowledgement that legal restraints on the President have proved to be ineffective during the last 25 years; Reason behind the passage of the legislation; Statement that Congress could call the President to account under the terms of the bill.


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