Mr. Toyoda avoids Washington. Wouldn't you?

Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda has snubbed Congress. He politely declined to come and testify at the Feb. 24 hearings during which the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will look into the automaker’s string of recalls, Bloomberg reported. That has Washington lawmakers scolding the 53-year-old Toyota president, who is also the grandson of the company founder. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) already expressed his disappointment.

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