THE CONGRESS: Lend-Lease No. 2

When President Roosevelt presents his second request for Lend-Lease funds some time in September, Congress will ask for a full accounting of the $7,000,000,000 already appropriated. So said Congressional leaders this week.

The new request will ask something over $5,500,000,000 more. Like the first, it will be a partial appropriation, for the President does not want to frighten Congress by demanding the whole added $12,000,000,000 he now thinks he may need. No provision will be asked for aid to Russia. If Soviet cash and credit in the U.S. run short, the Administration may offer Russia a loan to finance purchases of...

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