War Powers: The President, the Congress, and the Question of War

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forces were involved in hostilities, but Section 4(a)(1) of the War Powers Resolution was not voluntarily triggered by the president.


NOTES
1.
Refer to the third paragraph in President Lyndon B. Johnson's letter to Congress of August 5, 1964, in "Special Message to the Congress on U.S. Policy in Southeast Asia--August 5, 1964," in Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Lyndon B. Johnson ( August 5, 1964), Vol. II ( Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1963- 1964): 930-932, and "To Promote the Maintenance of International Peace and Security in Southeast Asia--Message from the President" (H. Doc. No. 333) ( August 5, 1964) Congressional Record-- Senate 110 ( Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1964): 18132. See also notes passim throughout Chapters 5 and 6 of this book and Southeast Asia Collective Defense Treaty ( SEATO), 6 U.S.T. 81, T.I.A.S. No. 3170, 209 U.N.T.S. 28 (effective February 19, 1955); U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, "Hearings on the Southeast Asia Collective Defense Treaty," 83rd Cong., 2nd Sess., November 11, 1954 ( Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1954).
2.
See the testimony surrounding the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution in "To Promote the Maintenance of International Peace and Security in Southeast Asia-- Message from the President" (H. Doc. No. 333) ( August 5, 6, 1964) Congressional Record--Senate, ( Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1964): 18132-18416; Lori Damrosch, "Constitutional Control of Military Actions: A Comparative Dimension," American Journal of International Law 85:1 ( January 1991): 74-88; Carroll Doherty, "Congress Faces Grave Choices As Clock Ticks toward War: Institutional Pride and Constitutional Authority at Stake As Capitol Hill Searches for Role in Gulf Crisis," Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report ( January 5, 1991): 7-9; Carroll Doherty, "Uncertain Congress Confronts President's Gulf Strategy," Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report 48:46 ( November 17, 1990): 3879-3882.
3.
"To Promote the Maintenance of International Peace and Security in Southeast Asia--Message from the President (H. Doc. No. 333) ( August 5, 6, 1964) Congressional Record--Senate 110 ( Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1964): 18132; James Burns, Presidential Government: The Crucible of Leadership ( Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1966); Thomas Eagleton, "The August 15 Compromise and the War Powers of Congress," St. Louis University Law Journal 18 (Fall 1973): 1-11; Richard Evans, and Robert Novak, Lyndon B. Johnson: The Exercise of Power ( New York: The New American Liberty, 1966).
4.
"To Promote the Maintenance of International Peace and Security in Southeast Asia--Message from the President" (H. Doc. No. 333) ( August 5, 6, 1964 ) Congressional Record--Senate 110 ( Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1964): 18133-18139; Public Papers of the Presidents of theUnited States: Lyndon B. Johnson, 1963-1964

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