Houjun Liu

criticism of the New Deal (See file KBhnew_deal.org)

criticized the New Deal from all sides. Senator Huy P. Long claimed to “show our wealth.” nullification from conservative supreme court, FDR threatened to restructure + hurts his coalition.

  • FDR ordered cuts in spending
  • 1938 midterms: Republicans can block programs — gained control of congress + created ability to gain control