View Full Version : What is going on with the next 350B?

12-23-2008, 05:25 PM
Did Paulson really officially ask for it? Is the clock ticking on the 15 days Congress has to reject his request?? I thought I saw on the news that he did, but nobody is talking about it.

12-23-2008, 05:34 PM
Paulson Asks Congress for Second $350 Billion of Rescue Package

By David Cho and Lori Montgomery
Washington Post Staff Writers
Saturday, December 20, 2008; Page A13

Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson Jr. said yesterday that Congress must release the second half of the $700 billion financial rescue package, warning that emergency loans to the nation's automakers have all but depleted the funds available to stabilize the still-fragile financial markets.




12-23-2008, 05:59 PM
Thanks Tangent!
I guess I will keep an ear out for the Bush admin to request it, and be ready for another round of bombarding Congress with mail, faxes, etc.