FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2010, file photo Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Congressional Oversight Panel hearing on TARP. President

 

              FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2010, file photo Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Congressional Oversight Panel hearing on TARP. President
FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2010, file photo Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Congressional Oversight Panel hearing on TARP. President Barack Obama has saluted the outgoing Timothy Geithner as one of the best U.S. Treasury secretaries ever. But while some say Geithner deserves credit for helping steady the banking system and restore investor confidence, his critics believe Geithner's policies consistently favored banking interests over ordinary Americans. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)