Timothy Geithner. As President of the New York Fed and Secretary of the Treasury, Geithner was a key actor in government efforts to respond to and recover from the financial crisis of 2007-08 and the Great Recession. At the New York Fed, Geithner helped manage crises involving Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers,

Perhaps more importantly, he’s supremely well-connected in the West Wing – records show he’s been to the White House more than a dozen. As it tapers its bond-buying programs and tries to draw back.

President Barack Obama (R) speaks following a daily economic briefing today in the Roosevelt Room of the White House as Timothy Geithner, U.S. Treasury secretary looks on.

Politico top dog editor John Harris is leading his site with another one of his big-think conversation-driving pieces, and this one tries to explain the left’s disappointment with Obama: White House.

Amendment to Eliminate HVCC Still Alive in Financial Reform Bill Congressman Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) with Representatives Amash (R-MI), Jeffries (D-NY), Nadler (D-NY) have introduced an amendment to the appropriations bill that the House is expected to take up next month. The amendment would eliminate the funding for enforcement of Section 159 of title 23, which reduces highway funding for states if they did not automatically suspend drivers licenses of.

Just a week before the library fête, the Huffington Post reported that B of A was stonewalling the Department of Housing and Urban Development. And so a parade of Rubin acolytes entered the White.

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Their efforts began to spread. New Jersey and Pennsylvania. [.] The White House political operation, Organizing for America, got involved Monday, after Democratic National Committee Chairman.

The Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac bailout cost $125 billion but saved the housing market from even worse destruction.

Now, though, it looks like the White House is doing everything it can to convince Geithner to stay: WASHINGTON – Timothy F. Geithner, the Treasury secretary and dean of President Obama’s.

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said tax increases. half from cuts to Medicare and Medicaid. In an effort to keep the president’s push for sweeping health care reforms moving forward, the White.

Timothy Geithner, Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury; Author, Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises Bethany McLean, Contributing Editor, Vanity Fair — Moderator Geithner served as the.

Geithner plays attack dog. Geithner’s location alone is significant: Arizona is key to the president’s reelection efforts – a swing state with 10 electoral votes where Obama garnered a respectable 45 percent of the vote in 2008 despite the fact that Arizona’s own John McCain was on the opposing ticket.