THE PRESIDENCY: Bogged in Budget

Since the adoption of the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, the President of the U. S. is assured of at least one Christmas gift: a headache. The 20th Amendment set the annual opening of Congress on Jan. 3. and unless a President is more forehanded with his work than Franklin Roosevelt, Christmas inevitably finds him bogged in the Budget.

The maker of the world's most superior mouse trap never had a more worn path to his door than that which Secretary of the Treasury Morgenthau, Budget Director Bell, Public Works Administrator Ickes, Works...

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