WASHINGTON â€” U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe said Saturday that Congress was not told the truth about the bailout of the nation’s financial system and should take back what is left of the $700 billion “blank check” it gave the Bush administration.
“It is just outrageous that the American people don’t know that Congress doesn’t know how much money he (Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson) has given away to anyone,” the Oklahoma Republican told the Tulsa World.
“It could be to his friends. It could be to anybody else. We don’t know. There is no way of knowing.”
This is exactly why the US Congress has such a low approval rating. They’re ALL a bunch of do nothing idiots that do nothing until they do something, and their idea of ‘something’ is to hand the keys to the bank to the outgoing president’s lap dog. Here’s a nice look at how the american people feel about their representatives: