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

Ken85 Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 11:43 PM
My thoughts, too. Criminals and deadbeats running the country. What could go wrong?
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...