Rep. McMorris Rodgers: No US Dollars for European Bailouts

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Posted: May 26, 2011 10:50 AM
Rep. McMorris Rodgers: No US Dollars for European Bailouts
Washington GOP Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers introduced legislation on Wednesday to oppose awarding any U.S. funds to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for European bailouts. Rodgers told Fox News’ Neal Cavuto the recent charges of sexual assault filed against former IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn make her resolution timely.

“Oh, we just introduced the bill — we are looking for co-sponsors — and I am very optimistic that the reaction will be positive,” McMorris Rodgers said. “And what we want more than anything is transparency and accountability from these European Union countries. The IMF has authorized hundreds of billions of dollars . . . over $100 billion to Greece, $100 billion to Ireland, $100 billion to Portugal.

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