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Posted on February 16, 2009 | tags


U.S.: One “car czar” isn’t enough. Obama needs a task force.

  • The auto industry is “necessary,” says an Obama advisor. After initially saying he was going to put one guy in charge of the auto industry’s restructuring, Barack Obama thanks a staff is necessary, an official says. The task force would be overseen by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and White House economic adviser Lawrence Summers. Tomorrow is GM and Chrysler’s deadline for submitting their company’s plans to restructure. source