10 Questions for Henry Paulson

In On the Brink , the former Treasury chief looks back on the financial crisis. Henry Paulson will now take your questions

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Henry Paulson

If you could go back and tell yourself to not do one thing during the financial crisis, what would that be, and why? — Kathy Ackerman, Minneapolis
I've obviously thought about this a lot, and I believe that the major decisions we made were the right ones. But I've got a list of things that I would like to have done better. For instance, when we sent the Troubled Asset Relief Program [TARP] proposal to Congress, it was a three-page outline. It was not intended to be a complete request. It was intended to be a starting point for negotiation. I wish...

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