A Democratic representative ridiculed Detroit CEOs who, looking for a handout, traveled to Washington by corporate jets.
"There's a delicious irony of seeing private luxury jets flying into
D.C. and people coming off them with tin cups in their hands, saying that they're going to be trimming down and streamlining their businesses," observed Gary Ackerman, D-NY.
Chris Dodd, one
of the chief Senate champions of granting aid, describes the prospect of a bailout bill as "remote."
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