- The Washington Times - Tuesday, March 17, 2009

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama’s chief of staff says Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner’s job is not in danger over AIG bonuses.

White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel categorically dismissed to The Associated Press any suggestion that Geithner is in trouble.

The millions of dollars in bonuses that insurance giant AIG gave to executives, amid taking billions in federal bailout money, have caused widespread outrage, at the White House, on Capitol Hill and among the public. Questions have arisen about when Geithner knew about the bonuses and whether he did enough to try to head them off.

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