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GM CEO faces Congress

After at least 13 confirmed deaths linked to a major GM  recall, the new CEO of General Motors was forced to face congress, 

Mary Barra took over GM in January, and since then, GM has recalled 2.6 million vehicles
   
The auto maker says the ignition switches in some vehicles could turn to the "off position" unexpectedly.

That in turn, would shut down the car's power and safety systems, including the air bag. 

Now congress is demanding answers.
They want to know why  it took at least a *decade to recall the cars with a defective part

Laura Christian. We are the people left behind when a loved one who got into hat was supposed to be a safe car, a GM car, a car that gm knew for years was dangerous and defective.
   
Barra admitted that she didn't know why it took years for the safety defect to be announced.

But, she did say General Motors will find out why.