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Lawmakers put GM boss on hot seat

Posted: June 19, 2014 at 5:31 a.m.

The vast majority of General Motors employees are troubled by the recall problems and “want to do the right thing,” GM Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra told lawmakers Wednesday.

General Motors Co. Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra faced a sometimes hostile House subcommittee Wednesday that grilled her for almost three hours on the slow recall of faulty ignition switches and whether GM's culture can change.

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