Obama slams Wall Street bonuses

By David Edwards
Thursday, January 29, 2009 16:18 EDT
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President Obama expressed outrage at Wall Street firms who paid out big bonuses as they were asking for a bailout from taxpayers. Obama called the bonuses “the height of irresponsibility” and “shameful.”

Obama was speaking to reporters after meeting Treasury Secretary Geithner.

This video is from CNN’s Newsroom, broadcast Jan. 29, 2009.

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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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