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Roosevelt's Efforts to Curb Spending
Threatened Revolt in Congress Against Economy
President Roosevelt's efforts to achieve a balanced budget in the fiscal year 1939 may be seriously impeded by the unwillingness of Congress, in an election year, to reduce expenditures in the manner, and to the extent, proposed by the Chief Executive. By its refusal to act during the special session on the President's recommendations for reducing highway-aid appropriations, Congress made it clear that other retrenchment proposals to be advanced by Roosevelt in January, when he submits ...