The Congress: Explosion

The House last week gave Franklin Roosevelt one of the sharpest rebukes ever dealt a U.S. President. The Disney rider passed, 268-to-129, repealing Franklin Roosevelt's directive of Oct. 3, 1942, which clamped a $25,000-net limit on salaries.

Month ago, Oklahoma's squarejawed, square-shooting Wesley E. Disney set the fuse. Disney, 59, a Kansas-born onetime trial lawyer, widely popular in the House, is an old hand at political fireworks. Back in 1923 he directed the successful impeachment of an Oklahoma Governor. Last year, almost singlehanded, he upset the Treasury's attempt to cut the tax allowances...

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