Former auto czar clarifies testimony

David Shepardson/ Detroit News Washington Bureau | July 14 2011

Former auto czar Ron Bloom clarified his testimony last month before Congress ~~ backing off his repeated flat denials that he hadn't joked that he "did it all for the unions" at a celebratory dinner for the Obama auto task force.  ~~ a spokesman for Issa said he was happy with the letter ~ "Chairman Issa appreciates Mr. Bloom's reply and the revision of his account that was so clearly contradicted by other published sources".

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