Vitter calls out colleagues via Twitter

Sen. David VitterDavid VitterOvernight Energy: House Dem leaders back chemical safety overhaul Overnight Energy: Lawmakers closing in on chemical safety deal Lawmakers near compromise on chemical safety overhaul MORE (R-La.) made no secret Tuesday that he was disappointed that an amendment he submitted yesterday was voted down.

Vitter called out Senate colleagues via Twitter:
I'm disappointed that the Senate defeated my amendment that would have allowed banks to repay $100 Billion back to the American taxpayer.


Vitter's amendment, which was supported by fiscal conservative groups, would have permitted well-capitalized banks to pay back any money they've received under the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) as soon as they want.

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