A Veto Message

The first veto message to issue from the White House during the present Administration descended upon a pension bill. This bill, sponsored by Senator Holm O. Bursum of New Mexico, was passed by both Houses during April. It was similar to a bill vetoed by President Harding.

It proposed to increase the pensions of veterans and widows of veterans and nurses of the War of 1812 and of the Mexican, Civil, Indian, Span ish, Philippine and Boxer Wars. The proposed increase for Civil War vet erans was from $50...

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