November 20, 2012

In an interview with CBS News, Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein called on lawmakers to remember they’re in Washington to “make the country function,” not to win political games.

He also told the network entitlement programs like Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid must be "slowed down and contained" as President Obama and Congress look to reach a compromise on the nation’s budget.

The remarks came as part of a rare, albeit quick, look inside one of Wall Street’s most influential firms.

From CBS News:

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