THE VICE PRESIDENCY: Hostility from Left and Right

Both in quantity and quality, the case against Nelson Rockefeller was disintegrating last week. Not only were the arguments thinner and shriller as an assortment of hostile witnesses appeared before the House Judiciary Committee, but Congressmen—Democrats and Republicans alike—were nervous about not having a Vice President at a time when the nation's economic troubles are deepening. Said Republican Pete Mc-Closkey: "The sooner Rockefeller can get over there, the more likely it will be that we'll get leadership and action out of this Administration, and both parties want that."

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