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In the weeks and months immediately ahead further unauthorized and unfounded suggestions may appear in print and otherwise. I desire to make it clear that no decision has been reached and no decision will be reached in regard to any appointments for at least two months. I shall neither confirm nor deny any such reports. Here and now I ask the public to disregard any and all such speculations.—President-elect Roosevelt.

To operate the Federal Government requires about $4,000,000,000 and 600.000 workers per year. Nine-tenths...

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