Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Toyotas
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, today:
In remarks before a House appropriations hearing, Mr. LaHood said his advice to owners of recalled Toyotas was to “stop driving it, take it to a Toyota dealer because they believe they have a fix for it.”
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, later today:
Afterward, at a news conference, Mr. LaHood, backing away from his off-the-cuff remarks, said: “What I said in there was obviously a misstatement.”
One question: In the hearing room, was he under oath?