Matt Lauer asked General Motors CEO Mary Barra if she could be both a good mom and a CEO at the same time on the Today show Thursday morning.
“You’re a mom, I mentioned — two kids,” Lauer said. “You said in an interview not long ago that your kids said they’re going to hold you accountable for one job. That is being a mom. Given the pressure of this job, at General Motors, can you do both well?”
“You know, I think I can,” Barra responded. “I have a great team, we’re on the right path, we’re doing the right things, we’re taking accountability, and also I have a wonderful family, a supportive husband, and I’m pretty proud of my kids the way they’re supporting me in this.”
Barra made multiple appearances on Capitol Hill in recents week related to the recall of 2.6 million cars with defective ignition switches.
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