Corker Votes to End TARP Bailout Program and Use Remaining Funds to Pay Down the Federal Debt

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Bob Corker, R-Tenn., today voted for an amendment (amdt.#3301) introduced by Senator John Thune, R-S.D., that would end the Treasury Departments Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) as Congress intended.  Any unobligated funds remaining would be used to pay down the federal debt, which is $