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World IN BRIEF : HAITI : U.S. Senate Fails to Force Invasion OK

From Times Staff and Wire Services

A Republican-led effort to bar President Clinton from launching an invasion of Haiti without congressional approval crumbled when the GOP split over how far to go in challenging Administration policy. The invasion ban was rejected 63 to 31 after senators of both parties warned that such a move would tie the President’s hands and usurp his powers as commander in chief.


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