DISCUSSION ACTIVITY #2: FEDERALISM (10 points). Also, you will comment on one of your classmate's articles during the class discussion at "Bullfeathers Restaurant." Let your fellow classmates know what you think about the issue and how the government is dealing with a particular problem. Your comment can be brief. You must post your comment on your classmate's article no later than midnight on Sunday of Week Five. Topic: Federal Bailout of the three US automakers Detroit’s Big Three, General Motors (GM), Ford and Chrysler, asked the government for $25 billion in order to survive the economic crisis. While Congressional Democrats urged the Treasury Department to approve the loans, both the Treasury and Congress lacked interest in another bailout. In early September 2008, the heads of GM, Ford and Chrysler met with Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to discuss options. Both said they wanted to help Detroit’s car companies but didn’t commit to anything
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