Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Dallas, chairman of the Republican Study Committee, was a leader in opposition to the $700 billion bailout.
"I have made clear from the beginning that the Paulson plan had fundamental flaws that were unacceptable to the American people, and should not have been the only alternative considered by this Congress," said Hensarling in a statement.
“Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats are the governing majority, and they have a responsibility to work with us to solve this problem. Inaction is not an option, and House conservatives stand ready to work for as long as it takes to do this right. There are alternatives that the Republican Study Committee and others have offered that must now be discussed and considered as we work to solve this crisis in a way that the American people support.”
-- Maria Recio