Lawmakers place blame elsewhere for AIG bonuses

Lawmakers in Congress's upper chamber seemed to indicate Tuesday that they're not to blame them for the bonuses paid out to AIG executives, responding to inquiries from The Hill.

Responding to The Hill's Big Question, many -- though not all -- lawmakers placed blame elsewhere for the alleged misuse of taxpayer funds to support the companies.

The Big Question was:

Was Congress naive to think that the bailouts it approved would not be used in part for executives