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Jack Lew´s sweet deal at Citigroup
Washington Examiner [DC], by Michael Barone

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/24/2013 9:58:19 PM

Should the Senate confirm as treasury secretary a man who was paid $1.1 million by Citigroup after it was bailed out and whose employment contract gave him favorable stock option treatment if he left his job for a high federal government post but not for another governmental or nonprofit job? That’s the question raised by the nomination of Jack Lew, according to Bloomberg News’s Jonathan Weil, who got hold of the first three pages of Lew’s Citigroup employment agreement and interviewed a Citigroup spokesman about it. One inference you could draw is that Robert Rubin,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: janylou, 2/24/2013 10:08:16 PM     (No. 9194213)

This is the crony capitalism that republicans are accused of but the dems have honed to a fine point.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bluefindad, 2/24/2013 10:16:12 PM     (No. 9194223)

Every so often hereabouts, the wind shifts direction, and blows over the sewer pond in our direction. It´s noticeable because it is infrequent, but soon, you get used to it. The stench from Washington blows over the entire country, but many people have acclimated to the stench and don´t notice it, particularly those in the so-called "Press".

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/24/2013 10:34:32 PM     (No. 9194241)

Too bad if you have the misfortune to do business with Citi.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/25/2013 1:54:33 AM     (No. 9194372)

Liberal Wall Streeters always want an insider at treasury.I actually believe that Hank Paulson was as bad as any crook Obama would hire.These people are the ones the left says they have to overpay to lure them from the private sector.No way they´re just going to be run of the mill public servants.

Lew is more than happy to take orders from King Barky to undermine this country´s economy.It´s a sham ethat Bernake has sold himself out to these elitist pigs.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: uno, 2/25/2013 6:34:40 AM     (No. 9194467)

Obamunists! One-Percenters unite!

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