Report That Morganthau Will Abandon Cabinet Post to Lead Zionists is Denied

Officials of the Treasury Department today stated that they knew of no recent proposal that Secretary Morganthau should relinquish his Cabinet post in order to assume leadership of the Zionist movement, as reported by a news agency this morning.

It was suggested that since the report was credited to “Congressional Circles’ it probably originated in the wishful thinking of congressmen opposed to Morganthau.” Congressional Circles” would not ordinarily be the first to hear of such an administrative change, if it were contemplated, it was emphasized. Mr. Morganthau, who was in London this week, is expected back in Washington during the week-end.

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