William J Fulbright, Chairman,Foreign Relations Committee, talks about the attitude of Senators in United States.
United States USA Date:1971 Duration:8 min 16 sec Sound:Yes
Debate on the 'Role of Congress in Foreign Policies' between John C Stennis and William J Fulbright in United States organized by American Enterprise Institute. Senator William James Fulbright, Chairman, Foreign Relations Committee discusses about the attitude of Senators to support the Congress. He says that he does not recall any incident when congress has rejected President's decision on any issue. He gives an example of an issue regarding war. He said that it is the responsibility of Congress to present a different view to President and the Senators have a collective wisdom on a particular issue. He states that better relations on non military grounds must be practiced. A comparison with policies and powers of other countries must be done. Fulbright says that no Senator has contested with the President on any issue.
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