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" Now, therefore, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, and as President of the United States and Commander in Chief of the armed forces of the United States, it is hereby ordered as follows: 1. "
National Defense Establishment (unification of the Armed Services) Hearings ... - Page 104
by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services - 1947
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Truman and the Steel Seizure Case: The Limits of Presidential Power

Maeva Marcus - History - 1994 - 390 pages
...in Korea and to defense programs, the President asserted his authority, based on "the Constitution and laws of the United States, and as President of...United States and Commander in Chief of the armed forces," 2 to order the Secretary of Commerce to seize the steel companies involved in the labor dispute...
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Special Military Operations, Part 1

United States. Federal Aviation Administration - Air traffic control - 1998
...THEREFORE, by virtue of the authority vested in me by Section 302(e) (72 Stat. 746; 49 USC 1343 (c)). and as President of the United States and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the United States, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. The Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Transportation...
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Congressional Limitation of Executive Orders: Hearing Before the ...

John D. Wright, Jr., United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law - Electronic government information - 2000 - 87 pages
...materials. 17 Fed. Reg. 3139 (1952). In the order, President Truman cited as authority "the Constitution and laws of the United States, and as President of the United States and Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces of the United States." In court, however, the Justice Department...
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Congressional Abdication on War and Spending

Louis Fisher - Political Science - 2000 - 220 pages
...of Truman's action. Although he had based his executive order on authority under "the Constitution and laws of the United States, and as President of the United States and Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces of the United States," these purely constitutional and statutory...
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Executive Orders: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Rules. Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process - Executive orders - 2000 - 161 pages
...EO 10340, he did so, he claimed, "by virtue of the authority invested in [htm] by the Constitution and laws of the United States, and as President of the United States and Commander-Ill Chief of the armed forces of the United States." When the implementation of his order...
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With the Stroke of a Pen: Executive Orders and Presidential Power

Kenneth Mayer - Political Science - 2002 - 293 pages
...1952 executive order seizing the steel mills cited the president's authority under "the Constitution and laws of the United States, and as President of...United States and Commander in Chief of the armed forces," Truman was less guarded in his initial public statements. In an April 17, 1952, press conference,...
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Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline ...

John V. Denson - Executive power - 2001 - 791 pages
...steel mills. He acted, he claimed, "by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, and as President of the United States and Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces of the United States."63 He could not, however, point to...
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Environmental Statutes, Volumes 1-2

United States - Environmental law - 2002
...4, 1979, 44 FR 1957, provided: By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, and as President of the United States, in order to further environmental objectives consistent with the foreign policy and national security...
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The Papers of Robert A. Taft: 1949-1953

Robert Alphonso Taft, Clarence E. Wunderlin - Political Science - 1997 - 514 pages
...authority. It uses the usual Truman phrase "by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States and as President of...United States and Commander in chief of the armed forces." While "laws" are mentioned, there seems to be no real reliance on the very limited authority...
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