Tuesday, March 17, 2009
What would you ask AIG's CEO?
US House of Representatives Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank
March 17, 2009
When news broke that AIG gave hundreds of millions of dollars in bonuses over the weekend to the very people who wrecked our economy, the nation erupted in outrage.
More than 225,000 MoveOn members have signed our petition demanding that the insurance giant return those disgraceful bonuses. And yesterday afternoon, President Obama ordered the Treasury Department to find some way to get them back.
Still, AIG isn't budging. But tomorrow, they'll have to face the music.
That's because there's a House hearing with the AIG executives themselves—including their Bush-appointed CEO. Sign our petition below, and send in a question for AIG. If you do by 5 p.m. ET today, we'll make sure the committee grilling these executives gets your comments in time for the hearing.
–Daniel, Peter, Lenore, Matt and the rest of the MoveOn team
P.S. Our friends at SEIU and ACORN are holding over 100 rallies nationwide on Thursday against the corporate excesses that got us into this mess. You can find a rally to attend near you at http://takebacktheeconomy.org/