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Geithner to Play
Key Negotiation Role

Wall Street Journal, by Damian Paletta

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Posted By:pineledger, 11/26/2012 4:30:26 AM

Washington--Timothy Geithner joined the Obama administration during a crisis. He´s hoping not to leave during one. The White House has tapped the Treasury secretary as its lead negotiator in deficit-reduction talks with Congress, giving Mr. Geithner about a month to help cut a deal before $500 billion in tax increases and spending cuts begin in January—and before his long-planned departure from the administration. It is a sharp change in role for the 51-year-old, who has been preoccupied largely with the U.S. financial crisis, banking policy and Europe´s debt crisis in the past four years.

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Sure, send in the clown.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Lala, 11/26/2012 5:17:35 AM     (No. 9033869)

Sure, expect Republicans to negotiate in good faith with a lying tax cheat. Nice.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 11/26/2012 5:19:13 AM     (No. 9033870)

All who may vote to raise the debt ceiling are liars, cowards and phonies.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: beca, 11/26/2012 5:25:57 AM     (No. 9033872)

this man is a joke and should not be in a position of authority.......repubs...dont negotiate with this little cheat......

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Reply 4 - Posted by: LAW428, 11/26/2012 6:39:14 AM     (No. 9033905)

It´s getting tougher to find a Republican with a spinal cord these days.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: nonsense, 11/26/2012 9:09:25 AM     (No. 9034064)

Is the current preezy incapable of accepting this role? How about ValJar? I thought she was such a capable pol?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mickturn, 11/26/2012 12:55:50 PM     (No. 9034452)

Timmy has already stuffed his nest at Goldman Sacks...he has no worries if he fails, which he will.

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