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Republican tell Obama "Screw You"

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GOP Opposes Pay Limits On Bailed-Out Bankers - Wall Street bankers, with their $18 billion in bonuses, private jets and gaudy conferences, are loved by the GOP. President Obama has proposed capping compensation for executives at banks that take taxpayer bailout money at $500,000. Republicans hate the idea. Meanwhile, CIA Director-nominee Leon Panetta formally retracted a statement he made Thursday that the Bush administration transferred prisoners for the purpose of torture. "I am not aware of the validity of those claims," he said. Sen. Kit Bond, R-Mo., chastised Panetta for careless words. "You cannot be making statements or making judgments based on rumors and news stories," he said. The Republicans are having a field day with President barack obama and his administration. What next?