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War Powers Act of 1973

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The War Powers Act of 1973 includes all of the following provisions EXCEPT

A

Congressional ability to immediately veto the President's decision to send troops overseas.

B

a requirement that if the President sends forces into combat or imminent danger, he or she must report it to Congress in a timely manner.

C

the requirement that the use of military force must be approved by Congress within 60 days or else the troops are required to be brought home.

D

the requirement that the President must consult with Congress before deploying troops into hostile situations.

E

the provision that if Congress does not approve of the action, the President may request a 30-day extension (to amount to a total of 90 days) if extra time is needed to withdraw troops safely.