TRB from Washington

April 1972
New Republic;4/29/72, Vol. 166 Issue 18, p6
Focuses on the authority exercised by the executive of the United States over the U.S. Congress in the context of the U.S. offensive against Vietnam. Imposition of the decisions of the U.S. President Richard Nixon without paying any heed to the U.S. Congress; Attempts by the U.S. senators to face up to the issue; Tussle for power between the legislature and the executive; Initiation of a blame game; Lack of powers for the senators in dealing with personal encounters with the representatives of the U.S. administration.


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