January 5, 2009: Obama Meeting With Hill Leaders on Economic Recovery Package (CQPolitics.com)

  • "Congress should have public hearings in the appropriate committees, the text of the measure should be made available online for the American people to review for at least one week, and it should be free from special-interest earmarks. This is the taxpayers' money, and they deserve to know their hard-earned tax dollars aren't being wasted," Boehner said.