Bill Clinton on Fixing the Economic Crisis

The former President advocates a moratorium on foreclosures, stricter transparency standards, and a deal that isn't all downside for taxpayers

Bill Clinton sat down with a small group of journalists on Monday, Sept. 22, in advance of the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting in New York. (The forum brings together more than 1,300 leaders in business, government, and other fields to discuss global issues such as education, energy, health, and poverty.) BusinessWeek staff editor Aili McConnon asked Clinton what he would do about the current economic crisis if he were President now. Here is an edited version of his response.

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