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Perino apparently unaware that former Treasury Secretary Snow testified on the Hill yesterday.

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During yesterday’s House Oversight Committee Hearing on the Financial Crisis, former Treasury Secretary John Snow suggested that the push to expand homeownership was “overdone.” Today, a reporter tried to ask White House Press Secretary Dana Perino about Snow’s comments. Perino, however, had no idea that Snow even testified:

Q: Yesterday, the President’s former Treasury Secretary said that the push for homeownership, the bipartisanship push for homeownership simply went too far. And he went beyond saying that unqualified people —

PERINO: Are you talking about Greenspan, or —

Q: I’m talking about John Snow.

PERINO: John Snow, okay. Was he testifying?

Q: Yes, he testified to the House committee.

PERINO: Okay. I didn’t see his remarks. So hopefully, I’ll be able to answer your question.

Q: Well, maybe you won’t. (Laughter.)

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