THE PRESIDENCY: Mr. Coolidge's Week: Jun. 16, 1924


Mr. Coolidge's Week

¶The President went to the Capitol at 6:00 p. m. on the day Congress closed. He waited in the President's room, attended by the entire Cabinet except Messrs. Hoover and Davis, ready to consider and sign any last-minute bills that were passed. The Senate chose to filibuster and his visit was largely in vain, although he signed 77 bills. Promptly at 7:00 p. m., the he of closing, maintaining a profound silence, he hastened away to his waiting automobile.

¶ Attending Church for the first time in four weeks,...

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