He advocated the adoption of a national budget system, and, Congress having passed a budget bill similar to that vetoed by Mr. Wilson in 1920, he approved it on June 10 1921; it provided for a Budget Bureau in the Treasury Department and the appointment of a director of the budget, the first being Charles G.
Like Mazzini, Montanelli advocated the union of Tuscany with Rome.
C. Farini was issued demanding the reforms advocated by the powers memorandum of 1831.
The President advocated a declaration of peace with Germany by resolution, and the immediate negotiation of a treaty.
In Congress he joined the radical wing of the Republican party, advocated the confiscation of Confederate property, approved and defended the Wade-Davis manifesto denouncing the tameness of Lincoln, and was soon recognized as a hard worker and ready speaker.