It is not every day that a program's biggest opponent gets a say in its management, but that's exactly what happened last week when Republicans chose Rep. Jeb Hensarling to help oversee the financial bailout.The Texas Republican was one of the most vocal House Financial Services Committee Republicans opposing creation of the $700 billion emergency fund.

"I did not support the original Emergency Economic Stabilization Act … . Now that it is the law of the land, I will work to ensure that the Tarp is transparent to the taxpayers that fund it and will operate with much needed oversight and accountability so that it is able to work," Rep. Hensarling said in a press release.

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