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Obama Said Close to
Choosing Lew for Treasury
Following Geithner

Bloomberg News, by Hans Nichols

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/7/2013 10:21:24 PM

President Barack Obama is close to choosing White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew for Treasury secretary with an announcement as soon as this week, according to two people familiar with the matter. Selecting Lew to replace Timothy F. Geithner would also require Obama to install a new chief of staff, the first step in a White House staff shuffle for his second term. Many of the president’s senior aides may be taking new roles as the president recasts his team, said the people, who requested anonymity to discuss personnel matters.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/8/2013 3:55:43 AM     (No. 9104344)

I´m glad Lew took this job instead of Krugman.That would have been a total disaster.Krugman in charge or the Treasury would be the epitome of the fox guarding the hen house.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/8/2013 4:14:02 AM     (No. 9104353)

Is Lew any better? The WH is full of these financial illiterates.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Judith, 1/8/2013 8:50:04 AM     (No. 9104589)

Harvard, again. That university is a curse on this nation.

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