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Bailout Tally: $3.8 Trillion and Counting

"Three-point eight trillion dollars. That's $3,800,000.000.000. More than what was spent on WW II, if adjusted for inflation."

CNBC is keeping tabs on the amount that the federal government has been forced to spend to bail out corporate America. The total? 'Three-point eight trillion dollars. That’s $3,800,000.000.000. More than what was spent on WW II, if adjusted for inflation, based on our computations from a variety of estimates and sources.' Check out CNBC’s line-by-line breakdown of where the taxpayer funds are going.
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