While Lew was at Citi, the bank received the first installments of a $45 billion bailout, support that has since been repaid. Lew was paid a $940,000 bonus in early 2009.Asked about the propriety of such a large bonus at a time when the bank was being bailed out, Lew told the committee that he was compensated for his work and he would leave it to others to judge.
US Senate Panel Backs Lew Nomination For Treasury
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