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Economy: Wall Street Bonuses / Stimulus Package #931366

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 29, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) President Obama's criticism of Wall Street executives for paying out bonuses while their firms are receiving bailouts noted; statistics on unemployment claims, new home sales, losses for Ford and profits for Amazon cited.

(White House: Chuck Todd) Obama’s response to the Wall Street bonuses featured; statement from New York attorney general Andrew Cuomo† quoted. [OBAMA - says that is the height of irresponsibility and it is shameful.] [With CNBC’s John Harwood, Vice President Joe BIDEN – says he’d like to throw these guys in the brig.] [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS – comments on the status of Obama’s economic stimulus package.] Senate Republican demands on the stimulus package outlined. [BIDEN – responds.]

Williams, Brian;
Todd, Chuck

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