Alexander Statement on Thune TARP Amendment

Posted on January 21, 2010

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement regarding the Thune amendment, which would terminate the Treasury Department’s authority to spend unused TARP funds and require that any repaid funds go toward paying down the national debt:

“TARP was supposed to be paid back, and the bill has come due. We should not wait one more day to start paying down our debt.”