The United States flag flies atop the U.S. Treasury Department in Washington

 
The United States flag flies atop the U.S. Treasury Department in Washington
The United States flag flies atop the U.S. Treasury Department in Washington November 18, 2008. The U.S. Treasury Secretary and members of Congress locked horns on Tuesday over a $700 billion financial bailout fund, with lawmakers demanding money to stem foreclosures and Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson arguing it was meant for investing in financial companies. REUTERS/Jim Bourg (UNITED STATES)