Members of the U.S. House of Representatives criticized, blamed, lectured and insulted former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson over his role in the government's response to the financial crisis. Paulson was asked to account for failing to help struggling homeowners, misleading Congress over the Troubled Asset Relief Program and other perceived offenses. The hearing was convened to delve into the roles of government officials, including Paulson, in the acquisition of Merrill Lynch by Bank of America.

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