Stanton has traveled eight times to the Mexican capital since he took office in January of 2012.
Nevertheless, Lincoln and Stanton forged a superbly effective partnership.
It offered him $15,000, Stanton says—and he refused “on principle.”
Stanton asked, via his Facebook page, that DKNY donate $100,000 to the YMCA in his neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
But now, the story has a happy ending: through a crowd-sourced fundraising program, Stanton was able to raise the extra $75,000.
So this motion excluded either Mr. Lincoln or Mr. Stanton,—which?
I asked him what he would do if Stanton objected, or resisted.
The enemies of the Committee in Congress took the matter up and denounced Stanton.
They say that Stanton is to be given a free hand, and that the gallows will be busy.
The formula has neutralized the best men in Congress, the best men in the Cabinet, as is Stanton.