Dems To Demand Answers From McConnell, Cornyn On Meeting With Wall Street Execs

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Dems To Demand Answers From McConnell, Cornyn On Meeting With Wall Street Execs

Talking Points Memo – A tough statement from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's spokesman Jim Manley sets the tone for a flank of Senate Democrats' messaging this week:

"Senators McConnell and Cornyn should immediately reveal what they discussed earlier this month during secret, closed-door meeting with Wall Street executives in New York City," Manley said, adding:

Years of greed and excess on Wall Street cost 8 million jobs and trillions in wealth for middle-class families and small businesses. Since Republicans appear to be conducting backroom negotiations with these same people who took our economy to the brink of collapse, the public deserves to know what secret deals and carve-outs Republicans are offering Wall Street executives in exchange for their support.

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