Half of Americans Oppose Bailout for Troubled Homeowners

Washington, DC – As the incoming Administration seeks the release of $350 billion in funds designated to help financial service firms, Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley is urging President-Elect Barack Obama to use half the funds to directly aid troubled homeowners.

"I think there’s a growing populist feeling that if you’re going to bail out. found Americans almost evenly split on the idea of using federal dollars to help out struggling homeowners, with 51%.

The letter spells out how Obama intends to use the Troubled Asset Relief Program to help community banks, small businesses, consumers and homeowners. the first half of the funds. "The.

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Polls show Americans split on bailing. said it was considering tapping the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) financial industry fund, whose use for an auto bailout it had earlier vowed to oppose.

That designation makes GMAC eligible to receive a portion of the bailout fund and get emergency. the program has already obligated half of the $700 billion total without making a serious effort to.

Americans Oppose Bailout, Nissan NV200 - Autoline Daily 8. ABC/WaPo poll: Majority of Americans oppose Big 3 bailout – ABC/WaPo poll: Majority of Americans oppose Big 3 bailout.. Oddly, in those regions most affected by the collapse of the car companies, only half of respondents support the bailout, with opposition equal. It’s less popular in the South and West, where 59% of Americans oppose the bailout..

That mix of sentiments is one factor that has caused some Democrats and Republicans in Congress to balk at the Bush administration’s bailout plan. Democrats have demanded new aid for distressed.

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That’s because the apoplexy among those who originally opposed the TARP or who voted for it reluctantly has grown and spread for several reasons. One cause of Capitol Hill’s bailout rage. use some.

Poll: Public Wary Of More Bailouts.. sixty-one percent of those surveyed say the government should help homeowners, while just 20 percent oppose. More than half of Americans also approve of.