Closing Arguments: Capping Executive Pay

By David Schoetz

Jun 10, 2009 11:07pm

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner today talked about addressing exorbitant executive compensation on Wall Street — something he called a contributing factor to the financial collapse. In addition to a compensation czar to monitor the pay of executives at companies receiving government TARP money, a broader reform proposal that looks at all compensation practices is expected Wednesday. So tonight, we ask you tonight: Should the federal government have a say in setting the salaries and bonuses of employees at private companies, even if the company does not need government help?  Tell us what you think. And you can follow "Nightline" anytime on Twitter:

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