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Lawmaker: GM response to ignition switch issue 'smacks of cover-up'
Lawmaker: GM response to ignition switch issue 'smacks of cover-up'

Lawmakers expressed skepticism over General Motors' claims that its failure to quickly recall cars with an ignition switch issue linked to more than 50 crashes and at least 13 deaths was a result of mere incompetence. During a hearing of a House Energy and Commerce Committee subcommittee Wednesday the lawmakers said they found GM's internal report on the recall delay deeply troubling and that it failed to answer all their questions about why the company didn't act for years to fix the ignition switch problem in the Chevrolet Cobalt and other small cars. “The report singles out many individuals at GM who made poor decisions or failed to act, but it doesn't identify one individual in a...

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