Wednesday, December 10, 2008

House Passes Auto Loans 237-170

It's all on you now, Harry. And maybe the Bush administration should just stay out at this point - they aren't helping things.

Senate Republicans said Wednesday there weren't enough votes to pass a $14 billion bailout compromise deal brokered between Congressional Democrats and the White House to rescue General Motors Corp. and Chrysler LLC from imminent collapse.

"I think there's less than a handful of votes (in the Senate Republican caucus)," said Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., after leaving a lunch meeting in which Vice President Dick Cheney and White House Chief of Staff Josh Bolten to tout the compromise. "I think they had less support when they left then when they came in."

Will Republicans throw the country into a depression? Stay tuned...