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17 Congress Members Sue Clinton for Illegal War


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Date: Mon, 3 May 1999 11:49:00 -0400 (EDT)
From: Gunder Frank <agfrank@chass.utoronto.ca>
To: agf <agfrank@chass.utoronto.ca>
Subject: 17 Congress Members Sue Clinton for War

 a bipartisan
group of 17 Members of Congress, filed a lawsuit on Friday (Apr. 30) in
federal court against President Bill Clinton  for violating both the US
Constitution and the 1973 War Powers Resolution with regard to his illegal
and undeclared war on Yugoslavia.

Ron Paul, a Republican congressman from Surfside, Texas, has led Congress
in its opposition to the unconstitutional military action by the Clinton
administration, introducing the first legislation to stop the NATO
aggression, and speaking against it last year.

"This president has violated the law and he must be taken to task," said
Rep. Paul. "It is a shame that Congress has not done more to stop the
president from this destructive course. So it is therefore incumbent upon
us to resort to the courts to force Mr. Clinton to follow his Oath of
Office to uphold the Constitution and laws of the United States."

The lawsuit specifically states that the president violated Section 1,
Article 8, Clause 11, of the U.S. Constitution by engaging in war without

                   ANDRE GUNDER FRANK
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My professional/personal conclusion is the same as Pogo's - 
            We have met the enemy, and it is US 

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