President, Congress and People

March 1944
New Republic;3/6/44, Vol. 110 Issue 10, p299
Focuses on the dispute between United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt and the U.S. Congress on the issue of tax-bill which suggests a breach between the legislative and the executive bodies. Passage of the tax bill over President's veto in both Houses of the Congress; Reelection of Senator Alben Barkley as the leader of the Democratic Party; Propaganda of the opposition regarding fourth-term nomination of Roosevelt as U.S. President; Inability of President Roosevelt to maintain his personal contacts within the U.S. Congress; Misrepresentation of the aspirations and demands of the people of the U.S. by the Congress; Attitude of the U.S. Congress towards interests of business class, labor and farmers; Views that the struggle between the President and the Congress represents the divided mentality of the people of United States.


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