THE CONGRESS: Work Done, Apr. 1, 1940

This week the Senate:

> With almost evenly divided opinions, and studied calm, listened quietly as debate began on extending the Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act for three years. Said Senator Pat Harrison (Dem., Miss.): to abandon the policy of tariff-making by the President and State Department would mean a new and vast trade war. Opposed to the bill, Senator Key Pittman (Dem., Nev.) insisted that all trade agreements should have the approval of two-thirds of the Senate. Only disturbance occurred when a chair leg collapsed, dumped surprised Senator McCarran (Dem., Nev.) on the floor.

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