Oversight of Troubled Asset Relief Program

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testified in a hearing on the oversight of Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). He talked about the… read more

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testified in a hearing on the oversight of Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). He talked about the economic conditions at the beginning of the Obama Administration, placed these conditions in a historical context, and compared them with the current economic situation, emphasizing the new policies that increase the transparency and accountability of governmental stimulus spending. He also talked about the Public Private Investment Program (PPIP), specifically the potential of PPIP to generate $1 trillion in purchasing toxic assets. In his testimony he stated that economic indicators for the financial system showed signs of growth. close

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Oversight of Troubled Asset Relief Program

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Program ID:
286485-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 20, 2009
Last Aired:
May 24, 2009

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  • May 20, 2009 | 8:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 20, 2009 | 9:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 21, 2009 | 1:17am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 21, 2009 | 6:35am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 22, 2009 | 4:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 24, 2009 | 1:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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