Obama Says He Wouldn't Accept Geithner's Resignation

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    President Obama told CBS in an interview for "60 Minutes" that he wouldn't accept embattled Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's resignation if Geithner were to offer it.

    Obama joked that if Geithner tried to give up the position, the president would say, "Sorry buddy, you've still got the job."

    Geithner has been criticized over his handling of AIG after news broke this month that bailed-out company had doled out millions of dollars in bonuses. That controversy and criticism of Geithner's efforts to revive the economy have prompted some Republicans to call for his resignation.

    Obama Says He Wouldn't Accept Geithner's Resignation - First 100 Days of Presidency - Politics FOXNews.com




    See? How smart he is not? :lol:
     
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    pete The food stamp president

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    Wont accept it or cant admit another mistake?
     
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    Terry Shut the $%$ Up!

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    Well can you blame Obama after all he has proven just how ignorant he is. I don't think for a second Obama actually gives a rats ass about our Country. The more chaos the better for him. No wonder he laughed, and was stoned out of his mind on Leno's show. MO of course.
     
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    Can't get anyone that would take the job, Geithner is really all alone. Who in banking/finance wants to go through Congress? Look what they are doing to Liddy (?) from AIG? He's working for zip, came out of retirement to try and help. They have annihilated both of their reputations, though for being a tax cheat, I can't feel too sorry for Geithner.

    AIG chief: I need all the help I can get | Reuters

    Timothy Geithner, alone and working night and day

     
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    Of course not, he hasn't done anything else right, why should he start with this?
     
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    well, as long as he is still on the job, he has executive privileges
    meaning he cant be forced to testify
     
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    a good scapegoat is hard to find.
     
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    I heard on the TV the other night that 17 of the 18 positions in Treasury are vacant. He (Geithner) really is all alone.. What a C*F*
     
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    Obama should fire him , screw waiting for his resignation. he should also have Dodd drawn and quartered, what the hell was America thinking???
     
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    unbelievable
    all he has to do is appoint them, this senate will give him who ever he wants
     

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