Geithner: Treasury Asked for Bonus Loophole

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The Treasury boss backs up Sen. Dodd, telling CNN his department asked Dodd to ensure the stimulus bill let AIG employees collect bonuses.

Says the move was designed to prevent lawsuits.

But: Politico on many on the Hill scratching their heads over the way Dodd has handled the bonus issue.

Plus: Geithner brushes off calls for his resignation, saying it’s all part of the job. Read interview transcript here.

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