Smith and Frelinghuysen vote with Democrats on auto industry bailout

Republicans U.S. Rep Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-Harding) and U.S. Rep. Chris Smith(R-Hamilton) joined the entire Democratic Partycongressional delegation from New Jersey to vote in favor of the $14 billion auto industry bailout tonight.

The bailout passed in the U.S. House by a vote of 237 to 170, mostly along party lines, withonly 32 Republicans joining Democrats to votein the affirmative.

U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-Vineland), U.S. Rep. Jim Saxton (R-Burlington), U.S. Rep. Mike Ferguson (R-New Providence) and U.S. Rep. Scott Garrett (R-Wantage) all voted against the bailout package.

Smith and Frelinghuysen vote with Democrats on auto industry bailout