Posted by | December 12, 2008 00:02 | Filed under: Top Stories

Almost a trillion dollars is spent bailing out Wall Street, but $14 billion to help American workers and save an entire industry and its related businesses is meaningless to Senate Republicans who were able to stop the bailout from happening.


 

 

Senate Reublican Leader Mitch McConnell Asking Amerians To Pick A Finger

 

Republicans, after reviewing the latest version of the proposal in a closed-door meeting, balked at giving automaker federal aid unless their powerful union agreed to slash wages next year to bring them into line with those of Japanese carmakers.

 

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But the legislation has met strong opposition from many Republicans — including Minority Leader Mitch McConnell — who claim it does not require enough accountability from auto makers. The Republicans planned to filibuster the legislation to prevent its passage in the U.S. Senate.

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