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House Republicans Planning To Try To Force Treasury To Recoup AIG Bonuses

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

Looks like House Republicans are about to make a big political move on the AIG issue by trying to compel the Treasury Department to try to recoup those AIG bonuses.

A senior GOP aide familiar with ongoing discussions tells me that two freshman Republicans -- at the direction of Eric Cantor and other House GOP leaders -- will introduce a bill to "direct" Treasury to recoup the bonuses. The two Republicans are Rep. Paulsen of Minnesota and Rep. Lance of New Jersey.

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