THE CONGRESS: Work Done, Apr. 24, 1933

The House:

¶ Passed (252-110) a resolution authorizing the President to proclaim and enforce an embargo on arms as a means of stifling foreign wars; sent it to the Senate.

¶ Passed (387-10-12) a $2,000,000,000 farm mortgage, relief bill after defeating (19640-43) a proposal to finance the measure by currency inflation; sent it to the Senate where a similar bill was pending as an amendment to the three-way farm relief bill (see below).

The Senate:

¶ Set May 15 for the impeachment trial of California's Federal Judge Harold Louderback.

¶ Received petitions from...

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