...who has been pre-selected for the position of Treasurer?
Does anyone here really believe the position of VP has any power?
(Cheney was an exception, he had a business agenda, and Jr was brain dead)
Take a look at our Secretary of the Treasury.
*worked for Kissinger Associates in Washington for three years.
*joined the International Affairs division of the U.S. Treasury Department in 1988.
*an attaché at the Embassy of the United States in Tokyo.
*deputy assistant secretary for international monetary and financial policy (1995–1996.
*senior deputy assistant secretary for international affairs (1996–1997).
*assistant secretary for international affairs (1997–1998).
*Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs (1998–2001).
*left the Treasury to join the Council on Foreign Relations as a Senior Fellow in the International Economics department.
*director of the Policy Development and Review Department (2001–2003) at the International Monetary Fund.
**October 2003, at age 42,he was named president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
*As President of the New York Fed, he served as Vice Chairman of the Federal Open Market Committee.
*In 2006, he also became a member of the Washington-based financial advisory body, the Group of Thirty.
*During the 2008 Presidential election, Geithner was one of three people tipped to be nominated for Treasury Secretary regardless of whether John McCain or Barack Obama won.
*Bank Bail Outs
*defended the bailout of AIG and the payments to the banks, while reiterating previous denials of any involvement in efforts to withhold details of the transactions. His testimony was met with skepticism and angry disagreement by House members of both parties.
*was asked by a student whether Chinese investments in U.S. Treasury debt were safe. His reply that they were "very safe" drew laughter from the audience.
And WHO decides this position before the new president chooses?
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