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The President's News Conference

May 06, 1930


THE PRESIDENT. I have one question this morning that I can reply to, but in the nature of things it must be background matter. It is as to whether I would care to say whether the ratification of the London treaty is a partisan matter or not. It certainly is not--broad foreign policies of the Nation and not partisan policies. When our delegation went to London they went as Americans and not as members of a political party, and there is no partisanship whatever in this treaty.

That is all I have got.

Note: President Hoover's one hundred and ninth news conference was held in the White House at 12 noon on Tuesday, May 6, 1930.

Herbert Hoover, The President's News Conference Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/210388

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