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Rep. Braley Declares He Has No Regrets For Supporting Taxpayer Funded Bonuses For Wall Street

DES MOINES – With Congress set to negotiate a Continuing Resolution this week, the Republican Party of Iowa is reminding voters that Congressman Bruce Braley doesn’t regret supporting the $700 billion Wall Street Bailout, which included taxpayer funded bonuses for bankers on Wall Street. As Iowa Public Television reports: “Elitist Congressman Bruce Braley has no regrets for giving taxpayer funded bonuses to fat cats on Wall Street,” said Republican Party of Iowa spokesman Jahan Wilcox.  “Between his comments denigrating farmers and his record of giving bonuses to the Wall Street elite, we can't trust Congressman Braley." ...

Braley Voted For A Bailout That Included Taxpayer Bonuses For Executives On Wall Street

Congressman Braley Voted For The $700 Billion Wall Street Bailout DES MOINES – With Congress negotiating a Continuing Resolution this week, it’s worth remembering that a few years ago Washington insider Bruce Braley supported legislation that gave taxpayer funded bonuses to executives on Wall Street. Braley was initially hesitant about the $700 billion Wall Street bailout, but after a call from his pal Barack Obama, he was all in. “At Barack Obama’s urging, Congressman Braley put Wall Street executives ahead of taxpayers,” said Republican Party of Iowa spokesman Jahan Wilcox.  “Iowans should know that when the chips were down ...