January 28, 2009
The Economy: Mr. Obama goes to Capitol Hill.
In the Senate, the new president was peppered with questions about the proposal [economic stimulus package], with GOP senators pressing him to reconsider the package’s $825 billion price tag and to keep the stimulus focused on the housing and financial markets. Obama was also asked to consider helping the housing market with the second half of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP).
Posted by Holden Oliver (Kitzbühel Desk) at January 28, 2009 10:15 AM