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Congressman Garrett Had Concerns From Day One

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Congressman Garrett Had Concerns From Day One

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Congressman Garrett Had Concerns From Day One

Congressman Garrett Had Concerns From Day One

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Republican Congressman Scott Garrett of New Jersey voted against the bailout proposal. He says he had concerns from the very beginning about the $700 billion Wall Street rescue package. Garrett tells Steve Inskeep he especially didn't like the idea of authorizing the Treasury to buy mortgage-backed securities.