Tim Geithner on Townhall

America - Wed Dec 5

The Treasury Secretary says the WH is prepared to go over the fiscal cliff if Republicans do not cooperate. ... more

Mona Charen - Tue Dec 4

The incomparable Walter Russell Mead, writing in the American Interest, offered a glimpse into the coming dystopia: "Things are getting worse in San Bernardino. The city filed for bankruptcy earlier this year, but its financial situation has continued to deteriorate. And now with what promises to be a heated court battle over payments to the state pension fund in the offing, further cuts are likely. ... more

Crystal Wright - Tue Dec 4

President Obama’s offer to Republicans to save the country from its fiscal cliff plunge is one big joke. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said he “laughed” when Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, Obama’s cliff negotiator, unveiled it to him. Laughable is right when you consider the president’s outlandish request calls for tax hikes on higher earners, the one thing Republicans repeatedly have warned Obama, since day one of his presidency, were non-starters to any budget or deficit reduction talks. ... more

Pat Buchanan - Tue Dec 4

Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's opening bid to Speaker John Boehner, a demand for $1.6 trillion in new taxes, was not meant as a serious offer. ... more

America - Tue Dec 4

While McConnell laughed at Geithner's tax proposal, 'the average taxpayer burst into tears.' ... more

Ed Feulner - Sun Jul 22

It’s been two years since President Obama signed the Wall Street-reform bill that has come to be known as Dodd-Frank. So has it succeeded in creating “safer and more modern rules of the road for the financial industry,” as Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner claims? ... more

Victor Davis Hanson - Thu May 3

We've had some unusual Cabinet secretaries in past administrations -- Earl Butz, John Mitchell and James Watt come to mind -- but never anything quite like the present bunch. ... more

Daniel J. Mitchell - Wed May 2

What makes this new regulation so disturbing is that it is a gross abuse of the regulatory process. For more than 90 years, Congress has maintained a policy of seeking to attract capital to the American financial system. ... more

Dan Holler - Mon Feb 20

On the heels of last week’s payroll tax deal, Washington pundits began asking whether the Party of No was dead. As is often the case, the professional pundits have it all wrong. The Party of No is alive and well. ... more

Larry Kudlow - Fri Feb 17

In a hearing on the president’s budget, Camp stated that nearly $2 trillion in tax increases will take more money away from employers, investors, and savers, and would push the top rates close to 45 percent. ... more

Townhall.com Staff - Wed Jan 25