¶ Debated a bill embodying Franklin Roosevelt's plan for reorganizing the executive branch of the Federal Government.
¶ Confirmed the appointment of Robert Houghwout Jackson as U. S. Solicitor General.
¶ Confirmed the appointment of Adolph Augustus Berle as Assistant Secretary of State.
¶ Completed action on the $250,000,000 Deficiency Relief Bill (see p. 15).
¶ Began debate on the new tax bill, which contains provisions for modifying capital gains and undistributed profits taxes, imposing a 20% surtax on closely held corporations whose capitalization exceeds $1,000,000, revoking the Treasury Department's...