Why Is FDR Important To Congress?

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Concern over security issues FDR and his administration from disclosing some information to Congress. Nevertheless, Congress has the right to be informed as much a possible of the progress of the programs that were established to increase the nation’s military might. FDR went on to say:
“New circumstances are constantly be getting new needs for our safety. I shall ask this Congress for greatly increased new appropriations and authorizations to carry on what we have begun. I also ask this Congress for authority and for funds sufficient to manufacture additional munitions and war supplies of many kinds, to be turned over to those nations which are now an actual war with aggressor nations.”

Senator Harry Truman supported Roosevelt’s plan to rebuild and established the nation’s defense. He believed that President Roosevelt’s four freedoms speech had shown the president at his best. Roosevelt was adamant that America should act as an arsenal for all nations were actively engaged in war with aggressor nations. He told Congress and the American people that those nations in defense of democracy did not “need manpower but they do need billions of dollars’ worth of weapons of defense.” Realizing that the allies may not will not be able to pay in cash for their munitions and supplies FDR took his land lease proposal a step further. He advocated that the allies would not have to pay in dollars but that all war materials created within the United States and loaned to an ally would end if the time ever came, could be useful to America’s own defense. …show more content…

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