Preview of Queries For Fed Chief on Hill

Blackwell, Rob
February 2005
American Banker;2/16/2005, Vol. 170 Issue 32, p3
Trade Publication
Reports that Senator Jack Reed, Democrat of Rhode Island, said that he expected questions about President Bush's Social Security plan to "dominate" a Banking Committee hearing with Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan. Prediction that the Fed chairman would offer some support for private accounts and separately voice concerns about the mounting deficit, without connecting the two issues; Expectation that Committee democrats would explicitly argue that the private accounts would deepen the deficit.


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