Obama on AIG: ‘I Like to Know What I’m Talking About Before I Speak’


Though Obama's press conference last night generally received high marks, here's the bit some people are talking about, if only for the fact that the president's demeanor turned a corner at this point.

CNN's senior White House correspondent Ed Henry asked Obama why it took "days" for him and Tim Geithner to go public with their outrage over the AIG bonuses.

Said Obama: “It took us a couple of days because I like to know what I'm talking about before I speak.”

That question, and a round-up of reactions to the presser, AFTER THE JUMP...

Posted March 25, 2009 at 10:06am ETC by Andy Towle
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