... military combat that was authorized by Congress. ... did not think it was a
declaration of war.
They did this explicitly to make it more difficult for the nation to get into war. The
President, as ... The Vietnam War was never a war declared by Congress.
Dec 12, 2009 ... The libertarians claim “only Congress can declare war,” and the President has ...
John Adams did the same thing in an undeclared war against France. ... During
the Vietnam War, it barred troops from engaging in operations in ...
Aug 31, 2013 ... Congress has formally declared war only 11 times in U.S. history, and ... In what
meaningful way does a state of war exist between the United States .... future
presidents from repeating Nixon's unilateral escalations in Vietnam.
Mar 26, 2013 ... Since the United States never officially declare war on North Vietnam, the start ...
Vietnam without ever having to obtain a formal declaration of war from Congress.
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Mar 29, 2011 ... I ask that the Congress declare that since the unprovoked and dastardly ...
Truman in Korea, unable to seek another term; Lyndon Johnson in Vietnam, ...
What Johnson did was use Cold War precedents, from the Korean War, ...
Dec 3, 2012 ... However, since the United States Congress never declared war against Vietnam,
it was actually a conflict. ... Why did the Vietnam War start?
Sep 1, 2013 ... "Congress shall have power to ... declare War" But Congress hasn't ... Although
the Brits did get to burn down the damn White House. .... times to authorize
limited military engagements including Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Presidents have been going to war without Congress for years. ... After the
Vietnam War, the War Powers Resolution of 1973 was passed as an effort to ...
there is a formal Congressional authorization of military force or a declaration of
war. ... He was clear that he did not plan to deploy ground troops in the fight
May 13, 2016 ... From the Vietnam's side, they did not declare a war because they didn't ... The
United States Congress did authorize the use of military force, ...