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Klein Asks AIG Exec: "What Were You Thinking?"
In his opening statement, Klein told AIG Chief Executive Officer Edward Liddy that he was "disgusted by the deplorable saga" of recent events and that he joined his constituents in "unfettered outrage about the millions of dollars in bonuses that are being awarded to AIG employees."
Klein contrasted the hard-working
The full statement follows.
Statement of Congressman Ron Klein, as prepared for delivery
Hearing of the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Thank you, Chairman Kanjorski, for holding this important hearing.
I am disgusted by the deplorable saga of AIG, and I join my constituents in their unfettered outrage about the millions of dollars in bonuses that are being awarded to AIG employees.
When I am back in my district in
Yet here I am sitting across from the AIG Chairman and CEO who is distributing million dollar bonuses to those who drove company in the ground. There is a tremendous disconnect between
I just want to know one thing. What were you thinking?
I look forward to the testimony, and a frank discussion today.