Congress wants to know if AIG used bailout money to fund PR attack

Democratic Congressman Ed Towns, of New York, sent a letter to AIG Tuesday demanding to know if the company paid public relations firms taxpayer money to attack critics. AIG has received $180 billion in government bailout money. “I would be extremely disappointed to learn that any of the billions of taxpayer dollars invested to support AIG may have been diverted to finance a public relations campaign against critics of the AIG bailout,” said Towns, who is chair of the House Committee on Overs…

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