The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.'s (FDIC) effort to sell troubled bank loans is facing headwinds, including congressional skepticism about the public-private investment funds that would provide government financing for investors, according to agency chairman Sheila Bair.

"We are finding both on the buyer and seller side there continues to be discomfort about Congress' review of this program," Bair told reporters. There are concerns the Congress "could potentially change" the rules, she added.

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