THE PRESIDENCY: The Coolidge Week: May 7, 1928

¶ Pending bills (see THE CONGRESS), and what he would do about them if passed in such-and-such forms, kept President Coolidge busily occupied, conferring, suggesting, protesting, making himself felt, making himself clear. The Senate's latest program of tax reduction had his approval; the McNary-Haugen farm marketing bill was probably riding to a veto; the Senate's flood-control bill was dubious and when it passed the House and went to conference, President Coolidge received its proponents again & again. He yielded stubbornly to their insistences and insisted on points of his own. The new...

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