Boehner: House GOP Will Force Vote On Measure to Terminate TARP Slush Fund, Use Money to Reduce National Debt

Boehner: House GOP Will Force Vote On Measure to Terminate TARP Slush Fund, Use Money to Reduce National Debt
gopleader.gov 12/10/09
GOP Leader: “This common-sense Republican proposal takes an important step towards getting government out of the bailout business and stopping the wasteful Washington spending.”

Washington, Dec 10 – House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement regarding the GOP motion-to-recommit on Democrats’ regulatory reform legislation (H.R. 4173). The GOP measure would end the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) and require that TARP funds be used to pay down the national debt:

“Given an opportunity to shut down the TARP bailout fund, the Obama Administration has instead chosen to extend it ……. Read More