TAXATION: Target

The U. S. Constitution gives the House of Representatives sole power to originate bills raising revenue. House rules give the sole power to prepare tax bills to the Ways & Means Committee. Last week, therefore, the full Ways & Means Committee sat down to do its constitutional duty. But neither buzzard-bald Chairman Robert L. Doughton nor any of his colleagues were fooled by these solemn delegations of power. They knew that whatever bill they recommended and the House passed would, as always, be rewritten by a captious Senate. This relieved North Carolina's...

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