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Chuck Grassley: AIG "Sucking The Tit Of The Taxpayer" (VIDEO)

04/17/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

On Monday, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) got in some trouble for saying that AIG executives should resign or "commit suicide." On Tuesday he clarified, claiming that he "obviously" didn't mean the suicide part literally.

Now Grassley's made another eyebrow-raising comment about the insurance group, but this one might be more popular. At a press event today, told reporters that it's "irresponsible for corporations to give bonuses" when they're "sucking the tit of the taxpayer." Watch:

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