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SCOTT JAGOW: If you watch CNBC, I'm sure you've seen Maria Bartiromo. She's been reporting from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange for years.
Maria's relationship with a Citigroup executive has been a big business story this week. This executive, Todd Thomson, was fired Monday.
Apparently, his boss didn't like where that relationship was going — like to Asia in a Citigroup corporate jet.
Yesterday, CNBC defended Bartiromo and said the trip was a legitimate assignment.
I imagine Joey Ramone won't argue. He wrote a whole song about Maria.
[ Music: "Maria Bartiromo" ]