THE PRESIDENCY: The Coolidge Week: Oct. 24, 1927

¶With Congress soon assembling, these are days when people air their notions of what Congress ought to do. President Coolidge has his own ideas on that subject and lest Congress should come together in a difficult frame of mind, he frequently feels obliged to answer critics, theorists, reformers.

¶ Last week it was tax cutting, to start with. The U. S. Chamber of Commerce had called for a tax cut of 400 millions with special relief for corporations. Senator Furnifold McLendel Simmons of North Carolina, ranking Democrat on the potent Senate Finance Committee, was in...

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