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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - November 17, 1963, Tokyo, Japan High spending cited Byrd hits Juk tax Cut plan by Jack Bell Washington Harry Byrd accuses president Kennedy of taking a very dangerous Gamble with the nations solvency by trying to Cut taxes while there Are prospects of increased who Heads the Senate finance disputed in an interview Kennedy news conference assertion thursday that the Economy will suffer if the Senate does not act quickly on the House passed billion tax cutting the presidents intimation that this and other Bills were being delayed in a slowdown to prevent action on civil rights also was denied by the sen Ator made it he Doest expect the measure to be ready for sen ate action this there is room for a tax Byrd if substantial reductions Are made in he the Ken Nedy administration is planning an in crease in expenditures in the coming Fis Cal Here Are the views he expressed in an associated press interview what do you think of president Kennedy proposal to reduce taxes and at the same time to keep spending at present or even higher Levels i regard it As a very dangerous Gamble with our never before in the history of our country has any president advocated a deficit in order to reduce i feel that it is very untimely because weve already got a deficit this year of a tax Cut of billion will be added to the Public this is the most important financial Bill that Ever come before the finance because of the new policy of borrowing Money to lower taxes and in creasing expenditures at the same the president said the Economy will suffer if the tax int passed when the president started this idea of a tax reduction on borrowed he predicted a recession if his Bill want enacted it Hast today were enjoying unusual the profits of the corporations Are higher than they Ever have the Gross National product is High and the depression or the recession did not occur the administration says its Prim Ary objective is to attack hardcore Unzem do you think the Federal government has a responsibility there i think it has some but i think private Enterprise also has a we must remember when we speak of unemployment that we actually have the highest employment in the history of the i might Point out that the tax reduction in the is not going to be very those earning up to get a that about 15 cents a the average for All taxpayers will be a i dont believe that going to stimulate this enormous purchasing Power which is anticipated administration to the extent that they think it is there any Way to reduce taxes on what you would regard As a sound Finan Cial basis it can be done if they reduce sex there Are Many places in the budget that can be but when Congress tries to reduce As it has in foreign the president denounces the i think spending should be Cut several billion Harry Byrd chair Man of the Senate finance Friday accused president Kennedy of a dangerous Gamble Cut in trying to a photo Congress Roundup under Secretary of state George Ball left is greeted by British foreign minister Butler at the British foreign office in London for a meeting on Allied Trade policy toward up radio photo Ball leaves cold London Secretary of state George Ball completed a today round of political consultations Here Fri leaving Britain still Cool to american proposed limitations on credit facilities for soviet bloc the controversial Issue of limiting credits to soviet bloc agencies for purchases in the West was left open for further Allied consultations in Paris Ball d i c u s s e d East West Trade and the forthcoming Kennedy round of talks on global Tariff cuts with Board of Trade president Edward Heath the meeting followed lengthy consultations thursday with foreign Secretary Butler and top level advisers on a wide Range of Anglo american and International policy problems including clouded East West rela 4 Pacific stars stripes november 1963 Britain let it be known it does not intend to embark on an fallout race for soviet or rights Bill foes win new delay Washington opponents of civil rights Legisla Tion won More time Friday for preparation of a report on the Bill and thereby All but ended Hopes for action in the House this although the Southern Mem Bers of the House judiciary committee were Given Only two additional Days to prepare their dissenting views it amounts to the loss of another week in the race against a Christmas re chairman Emanuel Celler d had announced earlier that the report on the 10part Bill would be filed with the House next Friday the committee staff said the filing Date has been set Back to thurs which is generally the end of the legislative week in the such a report must be filed be fore Celler can even request a hearing by the rules committee to Clear the Bill for House with the report not due to be filed until the end of the the Prospect of even getting a rules committee hearing this year is now in there is no likelihood of the rules committee acting during thanksgiving week and it will be hard to hold a quorum of the com Mittee in Washington after the week ending other congressional action Public works the House appropriations com Mittee slashed More than million Friday from president Kennedy Public works rejections included the Las min Ute request for million to help Eastern Kentucky and other de pressed at the same time the commit tee sent to the House floor for action next week a Bill calling for in new funds to finance River and Harbor and flood control reclamation pro the atomic Energy com the Tennessee Valley authority and several other pub Lic works nominations the Senate armed services committee deferred a vote on the nominations of Paul Nitze to be Secretary of and William Bundy to succeed him assistant Secretary of defense for Security the postponement was requested by Barry Goldwater r and Strom Thurmond who told chairman Richard Russell they wanted More time for a Check on new reports concerning nitze1 Dollar waste a House subcommittee Hai started an investigation into whether american officials in India Are wasting dollars by not using enough several investigators of the House subcommittee on foreign operations have returned recently from a tour of and the subcommittee will begin hearings hunger strike integrates jail sheriff Raymond bawls agreed to desegregate the Martin county jail Friday and 15 Nort Hern White clergymen ended a two meal hunger the ministers were jailed thursday when they defied an injunction by leading an anti segregation the protestant clergymen re fused thursday nights meal and breakfast Friday sheriff Rawls said some of the White ministers were placed in with negro ministers and negro ministers were put in a cell with the White service benefits insufficient1 Chicago nation has become Penny Wise and Pound foolish in establishing pay rates for armed forces the president of the Navy league said too often we think even though service pay and allowances Are that the fringe benefits make up the Robert Barnum said in an address be fore the leagues Chicago service fringe benefits old soldiers faded Barnum the pm systems have been so severely restricted by local merchants that service families Are forced to spend their in adequate pay dollars geared to a modern Economy he senator Calls Bobby Baker a liar Washington a Joseph Clark said Friday he once complained to the senates democratic Leader ship that Robert Secretary to the democratic major had lied to Baker resigned last month after questions were raised about his business a Senate committee is investigating to de Termine whether he used his office to enhance his own Finan Cial he has been unavailable for comment since his Clark told a reporter his complaint against Baker related to a 1961 Row in which Stephen Young d Ohio and Quentin Bur Dick As freshman Sena tors unsuccessfully sought membership on the Senate judiciary the two vacant seats went to then William Blakley d and Edward Young and Burdick said they were informed later by Mem Bers of the Senate democratic steering which handles committee that Baker had told the com Mittee they had decided to with draw from the race for places on the judiciary they they never told Baker an such thing and they very much desired the a steering committee confirmed a report that after learning neither Young nor Burdick had withdrawn their bids for the judiciary com Mittee he complained to Senate democratic leaders in these words this Guy lied to i dont know How we can Baker nevertheless kept the Job until his resignation last Burdick told a reporter he had informed Baker that he wanted the judiciary committee but that if he have it he would want a seat on the labor he Baker could have con fused Burdick i dont think i want mixed Burdick received a place on the labor Young declared someone put a Dagger in and Joe Clark said it was Bobby each senator claimed seniority Over Blakley and the democratic leadership sometimes sidesteps in awarding Conn lit tee Burdick finally got a place on the committee on 23 of this year after the death of Estes

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