Sen. Carl LevinCarl LevinFor the sake of American taxpayers, companies must pay their fair share What the Iran-Contra investigation can teach us about Russia probe Senate about to enter 'nuclear option' death spiral MORE (D-Mich.) alleged Monday there is a double standard in the treatment of his home state's automakers compared to corporate banks when it comes to private jets.

Levin blasted Citigroup, which received money from the $750 Wall Street bailout fund, for spending $50 million on a new private jet, when the chief executives of Detroit's Big 3 were lambasted by lawmakers for flying to Washington on company planes.

"To permit Citigroup to purchase a plush plane