The Resolution Trust Corp. drew frequent fire from Capitol Hill for a host of bureaucratic foul-ups. As it raked through the wreckage of the thrift industry, it was a source of embarrassment to at least two presidents. But from where Thomas J. Barrack sits, the agency looks like a smashing success.

"In hindsight, they've done an incredible job," he said.

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