Hank Paulson has recanted on what he told Andrew Cuomo, which was that Ben Bernanke asked him to threaten to oust Ken Lewis and the Bank of America board if Lewis decided not to go forward with the Merrill deal.
Paulson says his words were his own and that Bernanke did not ask him to convey a specific message to Lewis, CNBC says.
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