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Barrett Blogs on Economic Hearing

On Tuesday, November 18, 2008, Congressman J. Gresham Barrett participated in the Financial Services Committee hearing on "Oversight of Implementation of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 and of Government Lending and Insurance Facilities: Impact on Economy and Credit Availability."  He drafted the following blog entry after the hearing.

Today, as part of a House Financial Services Committee hearing, I participated in the Congressional oversight activities of the Treasury Department’s Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP). I was particularly interested in hearing Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson’s reasoning behind his decisions in how to run the Program, and I listened closely to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s testimony to hear his thoughts on the economy and what to expect in the coming months.

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