Veto of HR 10139, May 18, 1928

Date: May 18, 1928

Bill Vetoed: H.R. 10139. For the relief of Edmund F. Hubbard

Fate of Veto: Unchallenged

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To the House of Representatives:

H.R. 10139, entitled “An act for the relief of Edmund F. Hubbard” is hereby returned without my approval. Attached hereto is a letter from the Secretary of War giving reasons why the bill ought not to become a law. If this bill stood alone it might not be of enough importance to warrant adverse action on the part of the President. It is one of a considerable number of bills which have been passed, two of which have already reached me. These cases for reinstatement involve the review of very careful action which is always taken when men are retired or discharged from the Army, and I can see no reason for passing special bills for relief of this kind.

Citation: Proceedings and Debates of the First Session of the Seventieth Congress of the United States of America

The Coolidge Foundation gratefully acknowledges the volunteer efforts of Kelly Hess who prepared this document for digital publication.

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