THE PRESIDENCY: Signings

The 20 hours between the adjournment of Congress and his departure for a New England vacation last week were some of the busiest President Roosevelt had put in since taking office. Congress overstayed its popular welcome by four days. Happy and gratified was the President that a last-minute Senate revolt against the bill carrying $360,000,000 savings in Veterans' pensions had been put down. On recalcitrant Democratic Senators strong pressure had been exerted in the cloakrooms by Leader Robinson, around the Capitol by Budget Director Douglas and. most of all, by Postmaster General...

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