THE PRESIDENCY: The Roosevelt Week: Mar. 26, 1934

President Roosevelt last week greeted one of his regular gatherings of newshawks with the statement that he had paid his Federal income tax. The tax, he remarked, looked like more money than he had. Also, he hoped his check would be found good at the bank. After such routine playfulness the President gave the Press a real piece of news. Henceforth, to avoid political repercussions, officials of the Bureau of Internal Revenue & the Department of Justice will not decide whether a taxpayer has deliberately tried to cheat the Government. That decision,...