To make matters worse, Timothy Geithner stated that the Obama Administration:. It is obvious the us Mr. Geithner is speaking of is Corporate America and Wall Street investors, not millions of highly qualified American workers that have had their livelihoods stripped from them by greedy corporations who have placed profit above the health and welfare of the American people. This is the most outrageous and misleading statement that Geithner has made to date, IMO, and we must challenge this need of President Obama to support Corporate America while stating that his administration is doing their best to prop-up our jobs market. How much has corporate greed aided other nations while helping to destroy our own economy?
Obama and Geithner: Government, Enron-Style - Rolling Stone
Geithner's confirmation hearing, which was originally scheduled for Friday but will now be put off until after the inauguration. When he does appear, Senators will want to know how a reputed financial wizard could have overlooked his Self-Employment Tax liability for four years. All the more so because he had signed a document from his employer at the time, the International Monetary Fund, certifying "that I will pay the taxes for which I have received tax allowance payments. Read More I am with you John B.
Gawker's apparent outing of former US treasury secretary Timothy Geithner's brother as homosexual has been the subject of massive criticism from activists and media figures online. The story claimed that Geithner did this without the knowledge of his wife or three kids. The publication attempted to hide the identity of the escort, who has since been identified as Leif Derek Truitt. Truitt came to Gawker with text messages and photos after Geithner refused to be blackmailed into using his political clout to help Truitt with a housing dispute. The most bitingly professional comment on the situation came from Michael Barbaro, political reporter for The New York Times.
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