Calling for criminal charges. A Maryland mother says General Motors covered up a defect in their cars that led to her daughter’s death. Last week, the federal government fined GM $35 million for waiting a decade to issue a recall for that faulty ignition switch. Some say that is nowhere near enough.
A Maryland family is at the center of a hearing on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Their daughter was killed in a car crash linked to General Motors’ faulty ignition switches.