THE CONGRESS: Work Done, Feb. 6, 1933

The House:

¶ Sustained (193-to-158) President Hoover's veto of the first deficiency bill. The President disapproved the measure on the ground that Congressional review of tax refunds over $20,000 was an unconstitutional invasion of executive authority. Later a substitute for the first deficiency bill, without the objectionable provision, was passed, sent to the Senate.

¶ Passed a $347,845,161 War Department appropriation bill after voting (202-to-158) to restore funds for citizens' military training camps; sent it to the Senate.

¶ Passed the $102,602,000 state. Justice, Commerce & Labor Appropriation bill after reducing...

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