TARP’s final cost could be way less than first advertised
- $700 billion the amount TARP cost taxpayers when it first happened two years ago
billion the most TARP will cost taxpayers when all is said and done source
» Says who?: The White House’s Treasury Secretary, Timothy Geithner, suggested that the final bill for TARP could be 7 percent of the original cost – or less, depending on how the markets go. But don’t expect anyone to gloat about this. TARP is political poison.