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FLASHBACK: Geithner Doesn't "See Any Reason to Consider" Payroll Tax Cut

Ken6226 Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 9:15 AM
Since Geithner doesn't pay his own taxes, why should he care?
In the wake of last year's deal to cut payroll taxes, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner was publicly adamant that it would be the last time that payroll tax cuts would be on the table as a way of stimulating the economy.

“This has to be a temporary tax cut. I don’t see any reason to consider supporting its extension” in 2013, Geithner said at a Senate Budget Committee hearing.

Geithner said he supports the extension through the end of 2012, saying lawmakers had taken a “critically important” step toward helping the economy when they struck a deal to...