TARP can't be used to help budget-strapped cities and states, says Geithner. Asked if he could...

|By:, SA News Editor

TARP can't be used to help budget-strapped cities and states, says Geithner. Asked if he could categorically rule out aid to California and other struggling states: "We will have to do exceptional things... to fix this mess. That’s not putting on the table, or taking off the table, any specific thing."