May 29, 1973 CONGRESSIONAL RECORD -SENATE
Mr. EAGLETON. Mr. President, I yield
J minutes to the majority leader.
Mr. MANSFillLD. Mr. President, there
is a compelling reason to consider the
substance of the proposal before us and
to cut away the froth in which it has
The question today is not basically the
rules and procedures of the Senate. It is
not basically a point of order. It is not
basically the question of germaneness.
It is the question of what the Senate
wants to do in an undeclared war being
wager against a hapless country and to
do it in such a way that there will be no
doubt in the minds of anyone as to
what the intent and the meaning is of
what we do or do not do.
If you yield and bow down to the administration
on this proposal, you are
acquiescing in the continuation of the
war in Cambodia. I think we are way beyond
the time when we should have
learned our lesson.
I am delighted that the distinguished
senior Senator from Massachusetts
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