• Short Summary

    Republican senators in the United States were urged yesterday by President Nixon's advisers to cease supporting moves to cut off funds for U.

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    Republican senators in the United States were urged yesterday by President Nixon's advisers to cease supporting moves to cut off funds for U.S. troops in Cambodia. The president's leading military and foreign policy advisers told a private meeting of the 43 Senate Republicans in Washington that this would undermine confidence in the president.

    Senators who attended the session said the administration officials opposed restraints on the president's powers to sent American troops into action if he feels it necessary. One of them was Senator Charles Goodell of New York, a Liberal Republican who is co-sponsor of an amendment which would force a withdrawal of American forces from Vietnam as well as Cambodia.

    After the meeting, Senator Goodell was interviewed by reporters.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3YOICG70JT68T1E2P3JA0BZT9
    Media URN:
    VLVA3YOICG70JT68T1E2P3JA0BZT9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/05/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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