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Good News: Obama's Disastrous Former Budget Director to Replace Geithner at Treasury

renny4 Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 6:42 PM
Maybe not. He still has to be confirmed.
rlapatak Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 7:47 PM
,,,true.... with the right wing nutttiness of the GOP who would filibuster the Virgin Mary if Obama nominated her for Secretary of Health it is possible that Lew will not be confirmed....

Jacob "Jack" Lew is the current White House Chief of Staff.  Before that, he served as the director of the the president's Office of Management and Budget (OMB).  During his tenure there, the president released an astonishingly reckless budget proposal that went down in unanimous flames on Capitol Hill.  Lew's term at OMB was smack dab in the middle of America's dysfunctional budget-free bender, which is now approaching its fourth consecutive year.  He presided over the ugly continuing resolution fight in the spring of 2011, as well as the bruising debt ceiling brawl that summer.  And now, he's