James K. Polk: Frugal Government

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James K. Polk Money Quote saying frugality with public monies is the responsibility of the President and should be enforced by Congress. James K. Polk said:
 
Ours was intended to be a plain and frugal government, and I shall regard it to be my duty to recommend to Congress and, to enforce the strictest economy in the expenditure of the public money Quote
 

“Ours was intended to be a plain and frugal government, and I shall regard it to be my duty to recommend to Congress and, as far as the Executive is concerned, to enforce by all the means within my power the strictest economy in the expenditure of the public money which may be compatible with the public interests” — James K. Polk

 
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