HEROES: Cuts Compromised

Much Congressional shoe leather was worn out over the White House doorstep last week before President Roosevelt and the House could compose their differences over reduction of pensions for disabled veterans. Day after day Democratic Representatives traipsed down from the Capitol, spent long hot hours dickering and bickering with the President. What they and their colleagues wanted, what the President flatly refused to let them have, was a Senate amendment to the Independent Offices Appropriation bill which would have limited the President's cutting power to 25% of the old payments and kept...

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