THE PRESIDENCY: The White House Week: May 26, 1924

The White House Week

¶ The President vetoed the Bonus Bill, condemning it from the standpoints of economic wisdom and moral principle. (See Page 4.)

¶ President Coolidge let it be known that he had been misinformed by the Department of Justice (Daugherty regime) at the time when he gave executive clemency to a Chicago saloon keeper sentenced to a year in jail and $1,000 fine in connection with an alleged infraction of the prohibition laws. The President had been given to understand that the fine had been paid although the sentence...

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