Nation: The Senate: Unloving Acts

EVEN if he manages to restore peace within his official family, President Nixon may be unable to re-establish rapport with the U.S. Senate. Relations between the White House and the Upper House, already strained by the Supreme Court nomination fights, are turning ever more bitter over Indochina. Increasingly, Administration spokesmen are simply not believed.

Listening to testimony by Defense Secretary Melvin Laird and Admiral Thomas Moorer, soon to be Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Senator William Fulbright declared: "I have been hornswoggled long enough!" Then he asked Moorer whether he knew of "any plans now to invade any other country...

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