After his late night testifying at the tail end of that 10-hour Senate hearing, Goldman Sachs C.E.O. Lloyd Blankfein stuck around to give a few minutes to each of the networks.
Asked whether the Senate panel–which delighted in describing the deals as “shitty,” as noted by our own Max Abelson in this morning’s Observer–really grasped the firm’s business, Mr. Blankfein said they “understand the business enough.”
Mr. Blankfein declined to complain about his firm being singled out, but did concede maybe it was getting some “disproportionate treatment.” He also said he has never thought of stepping down.
Here’s his talk with Bloomberg Television, about the Senate panel and whether he’s talked to Warren Buffett.