THE CONGRESS: Work Done, Jul. 18, 1932

Work Done The Senate:

¶ Adopted the conference report on the $2,100,000,000 Relief bill; sent it to the President for a veto (see below). ¶ Debated a bill to establish a system of home loan banks, before digressing to adopt (53-to-18) an amendment proposed by Idaho's Borah to inflate currency by $1,000,000,000 by issuance of National Bank notes on Federal bonds. ¶ Passed a House bill appropriating $100,000 to send the Bonus Expeditionary Force home (see p. 11). ¶ Adopted the Couzens resolution authorizing a committee of five Senators to investigate R. F....

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