THE PRESIDENCY: The Hoover Week: Mar. 10, 1930

Conflict with the Senate again marred the peace of President Hoover's week. Well-intentioned, he warned the Congress against legislation which, if passed, he knew would bloat the budget, necessitate tax increases. The same set of Senators who had flayed him for his silence on the tariff rose up to denounce him for speaking out against extravagance. President Hoover shifted his ground under this attack, appealed to the country at large to support economy. ¶ President Hoover selected John North Willys, onetime motorman, as U. S. Ambassador to Poland, to succeed the late...

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