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Hensarling 'skeptical, Fearful And Unconvinced' On Bailout

Lawmakers hoping for swift, unanimous passage of a massive federal bailout of the nation’s economy may still have some convincing to do on the right.

“I'm skeptical, fearful and unconvinced," conservative Republican Rep. Jeb Hensarling told USAToday Monday. Hensarling told the paper he fears the nation is moving toward European-style socialism.

Still, Hensarling, who is the head of the Republican Study Committee, said has not completely written off the proposal.

"Having said that, it may be the most important vote I cast in my congressional career, so I continue to keep an open mind about the subject … study it, think about it and pray about it."

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