Timothy Geithner to stay at Treasury

In my opinion, that is least that Mr. Geithner can do is see this process to some sort of end. He at least needs to stay until the economy is on some sort of up tick. He needs to spend this next year doing a better job of educating the American people on what is happening. He needs to talk in language that we all understand so that it can not be changed to mean something else.

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will stay at his post through the fall and President Barack Obama’s reelection campaign, the Treasury Department announced Sunday.

“Secretary Geithner has let the president know that he plans to stay on in his position at Treasury,” Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs Jenni LeCompte said in a statement. “He looks forward to the important work ahead on the challenges facing our great country.”

White House press secretary Jay Carney added in a separate statement that the president “asked Secretary Geithner to stay on at Treasury and welcomes his decision.”

Geithner informed Obama of his decision on Friday, according to a source who was briefed on the discussion.

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