Calling Hank Paulson. Mr Paulson, you have a call on line one

Not that this is going to go anywhere, but one can dream. If anything, it increasingly looks like Geithner will be the fall guy for just about everything related to AIG and the Wall Street collapse. He was definitely in the thick of things though Geithner as the central character in this story is a bit much. Paulson was a much more central character though he also has much stronger political ties both in Washington and on Wall Street to take much more of a hit.

A House committee is broadening its probe of secretive bank bailouts to include former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and former Federal Reserve Bank of New York Chairman Stephen Friedman.

The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has invited Paulson and Friedman to testify about their roles in the bailout of American International Group Inc., according to Chairman Edolphus Towns, D-N.Y.


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