THE CABINET: Mexican Policy

By a stroke of ill-luck, the one really pressing matter that came before the new Cabinet as soon as it was formed was a matter in the province of the one new Cabinet member who had not reached Washington—the new Secretary of State, Colonel Stimson. There was little doubt that the leaders of the Mexican revolt (see p. 27) timed their uprising in order to catch the new administration off its guard in hope that its support of the existent regime in Mexico would be weak.


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