Dodd Admits Responsibility for AIG Bonus Protection: It Was Me

by Benjamin Domenech on 7:07 pm March 18, 2009

(CNN) — Senate Banking committee Chairman Christopher Dodd told CNN Wednesday that he was responsible for language added to the federal stimulus bill to make sure that already-existing contracts for bonuses at companies receiving federal bailout money were honored.

Dodd acknowledged his role in the change after a Treasury Department official told CNN the administration pushed for the language.

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