Day 56

Day 56

During a White House event for small business owners and lenders, Obama expressed outrage over the use of AIG bailout funds for executive bonuses. He announced plans to help unfreeze credit markets to assist small businesses and increase the liquidity of banks.

The Treasury Department announced that it would purchase up to $15 billion of Small Business Administration loans through the Troubled Asset Relief Program.

He also announced plans to improve healthcare and other services for veterans during a visit to the Department of Veterans Affairs. (Photo source: White House)