Quotation by William Howard Taft

Action for which I become responsible, or for which my administration becomes responsible, shall be within the law.
William Howard Taft (1857–1930), U.S. president. William H. Taft Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, letter to Richard Achilles Ballinger, copy to Gifford Pinchot (Sept. 13, 1909).

Ballinger was the Secretary of the Interior, Pinchot the chief forester in the Department of Agriculture.
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