National Affairs: The Port of New Orleans

Walter Cohen, who was nominated by President Harding as Customs Collector for New Orleans and failed of confirmation by eight votes in the Senate, still hopes to be renominated and confirmed. The Louisiana Senators declared that he was personally obnoxious to them. Cohen has looked up precedents and finds that there are several for renomination by the President. Because of the Senate's opposition it is improbable, however, that Cohen will receive even a recess appointment until the next Congress convenes.


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