Treasury Defends Bailout Decision-Making Process, Admits it ‘Gets Calls’ From Congress | Talking Points Memo

Neel Kashkari, the Bush administration holdover who remains assistant Treasury Secretary for financial stability, just told Rep. Dennis Kucinich’s (D-OH) House oversight subcommittee that the department does “get calls” from members of Congress as well as governors seeking to weigh in on which banks get bailout money from the government.

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