Monday, January 26, 2009

Senate Confirms Geithner for Treasury Position

Amid all the controversy regarding Timothy Geithner's tax disclosures, he was confirmed Monday by a vote of 60 to 34. The bipartisan majority agreed that Geithner's experience in government and finance outweighed concerns they may have had about the delinquent tax payment of $34,000. Geithner was sworn in Monday night and oversee President Obama's economic recovery plan. Hopefully he will see that some transparency is made an integral part of an taxpayer funds that are used in the bailout of the banks. For more reading on Timothy Geithner

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