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Obama To Have Say In Bush's Bailout Staff Picks

12/07/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

There may be just one president at a time, but when it comes to the $700 billion bailout package, Barack Obama's team is getting a toe in the door.

The Bush Treasury Department says that as it fills senior staff positions in the $700 billion bailout effort on a permanent basis, it will consult with the president-elect's key economic advisers before he takes office on Jan. 20.

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