March 16, 2009
barry’s outrage is 6 months late and 3 months seriously overdue. He should have expressed it before the bailout money was disbursed and The American People should have been able to know about it so they could pressure their elected officials. This is only the tip of the iceberg.
Transparency is an imaginary concept with barry.
BARRY: In the last six months, AIG has received substantial sums from the U.S. Treasury. I’ve asked Secretary Geithner to use that leverage and pursue every legal avenue to block these bonuses and make the American taxpayers whole.
Hardball: timeline of bonuses
Tim Geithner’s AIG Timeline
AIG $165M bonuses after $170B bailout
AIG bonus breakdown
barry on AIG (video)
AIG: Edward Liddy (video)
Tim Geithner on Charlie Rose (video)
Andrew Cuomo: $30M of AIG bonuses will be returned
Andrew Cuomo’s letter to AIG (10-28-08)
Chris Dodd: 33% approval rating