CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 24, 2009
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(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The questioning by Congress of Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner over the bank bailouts and the AIG bonus fiasco reviewed; details given of the request to increase the Treasury Department’s power; statement from Connecticut attorney general Richard Blumenthal quoted. [GEITHNER – says AIG highlights broad failures of our financial system.] [BERNANKE – explains why he can’t sue to get the money back.] [Representatives Brad SHERMAN, Maxine WATERS, Michael CAPUANO- grill Geithner.]
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