war power

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Noun1.war power - an extraordinary power exercised (usually by the executive branch) in the prosecution of a war and involving an extension of the powers that the government normally has in peacetime
office, power - (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power; "being in office already gives a candidate a great advantage"; "during his first year in office"; "during his first year in power"; "the power of the president"
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845, 873 (1996) (reviewing LOUIS FISHER, PRESIDENTIAL WAR POWER (1995)).
On the merits, we don't much like these intrusions on executive war power, but Congress is surely within its rights to use the power of the purse on Guantanamo and detainee transfers.
Charlie Savage, 2 Top Lawyers Lose Argument on War Power, N.
Love & War Power has spent most of this year repairing the boat after the mast snapped, taking a piece of the deck with it, off the southern NSW coast on her way to Hobart last year.
If there is a positive element to the legacy of America's involvement in Vietnam, it is Congress's attempt to reassert its authority and rein in executive war power.
Armed Forces from hostilities between the Saudi-led coalition and the Houthis in Yemen pursuant to the War Powers Resolution refuted a Department of Defense (DoD) letter outlining the Pentagons opposition to the resolution.
The resolution demanded an end to US involvement in the Saudi invasion of Yemen, on the grounds that such involvement was never authorized under the War Powers Act.
He contends that both Johnson and Congress extended wartime in order to maintain their war powers, as a declaration of peace restored civil and legislative responsibilities to the states.
Like many of his recent predecessors, President Trump cited authority granted him by the War Powers Resolution of 1973 (also known as the War Powers Act), which allows the president to send U.
He said this should not be based on Government discretion but "through a War Powers Act that I hope this Parliament will pass".
Under the 1973 War Powers Resolution, when the President introduces United States armed forces into hostilities .
He then lawyer-shopped to dredge up a "legally available" interpretation to sidestep the War Powers Resolution's 60-day time limit--not the best or most logical or traditional interpretation, and one rejected by the head of the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel and the Pentagon's general counsel and that barely passes the laugh test.