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Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke, right, with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner. (AP Photo)

The federal government doesn’t want Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke to submit to questioning concerning a lawsuit filed in the aftermath of the 2008 federal rescue of American International Group.

The $25 billion dollar lawsuit deals was filed against the U.S. by former AIG CEO Maurice “Hank” Greenberg through Starr International, a company he now controls and that formerly owned more than 13 percent of AIG stock. Greenberg alleges the U.S. violated AIG shareholders’ constitutional rights by the way it handled the bailout of AIG.

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