Indiana Democrat Evan Bayh, a former member of the Senate Banking Committee, had a series of private meetings with financial service industry executives and lobbyists just as the big banks were seeking a bailout in 2008.
In Donald Trump’s latest book, Crippled America, the former frontrunner for the Republican nomination writes that government “doesn’t belong in health care except as the very last resort.” As Trump goes onto explain, he thinks the government should guarantee funding for insurance companies that lose a lot money, whether as a result of outside factors or simply poor management. In other words, he’s in favor of government bailouts for health insurance companies.
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The insurance industry’s losses through President Obama’s health care law cannot be recouped with a bailout unless the U.S. Congress approves it, according to a release from the Government Accountability Office.
More than half of Texans said that the $50 billion taxpayer bailout of General Motors may deter them from buying from the company, according to a survey released Tuesday.
General Motors has shied away from promoting the Chevrolet Volt in 2013 as the federal government begins selling off its final shares of company stock, a move one expert said may have been made to avoid reminding the public of the federal bailout.
General Motors of Canada President Kevin Williams is warning that subprime loans could doom the auto industry just as it did the housing industry in 2007.
A conservative think tank that the Center for American Progress has accused of being a corporate shill slammed the liberal behemoth for its reported hypocrisy.
The Treasury Department announced Wednesday it will sell its remaining shares of Detroit-based automaker General Motors and the result will be a loss for taxpayers in the billions of dollars, Politico reports.
A French car manufacturer that is partially owned by the taxpayer-funded General Motors Company (GM) claims to have ceased its longtime business dealings with Iran, though experts have cast doubts on this claim.