The political action committees of five big TARP recipients doled out $85,300 to members in the first two months of this year—with most of the cash going to those who serves on committees who oversee the TARP program.
Among them: Bank of America (which got $15 billion in bailout money) sent out $24,500 in the first two months of 2009, including $1,500 to House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and another $15,000 to members of the House and Senate banking panels.
Citigroup ($25 billion) dished out $29,620, including $2,500 to House GOP Whip Eric Cantor, who also got $10,000 from UBS which, while not a TARP recipient, got $5 billion in bailout funds as an AIG "counterparty." "This certainly appears to be a case of TARP funds being recycled into campaign contribution".
Ok, on sait comment cette Crise va finir après ce genre de scandale bi-partisan. Par des emeutes de lynchage anti-parlementaire et des ligues fascisantes.
En passant, la Chambre des Représentants est décidément moins habile que le Sénat pour dissimuler ce genre de choses (à part Chris Dodd).