General Motors CEO Mary Barra returned to Capitol Hill Wednesday to discuss with lawmakers advancements in the company’s ignition switch recall investigation.
According to Automotive News, Barra went to Washington to meet with Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo, who chairs a congressional subcommittee which is investing GM’s handling of the faulty vehicles. Several weeks prior, she met with chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Fred Upton, as well as other lawmakers.
Barra has been making visits to members of congress to discuss certain internal issues and other points surrounding the recall, GM spokesman Greg Martin confirmed. When asked, Martin declined to elaborate on subjects Barra and lawmakers may be discussing.
During congressional hearings in April, Barra promised lawmakers that she would return to Washington to provide updates on the company’s internal probe. That investigation is being led by former Lehman Brothers investigator Anton Valukas and is expected to wrap up in a few weeks, AN says.