Geithner Passes His Own Test The Washington memoir of a recently retired or ousted Cabinet figure usually can be counted on to have a few defining characteristics. A little personal score-settling, for sure. The sense that the book was constructed by a committee from loose talking ... 08/31/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
"Stress Test" Reviewed: Tim Geithner Is "A Grifter, A Petty Con Artist" It was an odd way to describe growing up cocooned in the foreign-policy elite. Geithner is far too smart to not have been able to observe what was going on around him, yet he is silent in the book on how he saw power up close at a young age. Ok ... 06/4/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Geithner: ‘How Well You Do in Life . . . Depends Too Much on the Color of Your Skin’ Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on CBS’s “Face the Nation” Sunday said how well one does in life “depends too much on the color of your skin and how rich your parent is.” “How well you do in life today, how good your education is ... 05/20/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
5 things you won’t learn from reading Geithner’s book The timing is odd because Bear Stearns had been in the spotlight for months ... Geithner offers only rare glimpses of the president, who often appears in the book to set out broad policy goals before disappearing from view. Stephen Wayne, a political ... 05/16/2014 - 12:46 am | View Link
Bill Black: Yglesias Pours the Geithner, Holder, Breuer (GHB) Banksters Immunity Doctrine in our Drinks But I think that returns us to the real policy question. Would prosecution of major banks ... We changed the accounting rules – under intense political pressure from the SDIs, working in an odd (but revealing) lobbying coalition that included the Chamber ... 01/31/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
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Playbook: “Here’s a rule of thumb in D. C.: The more principals in the room, the less gets done. When a president of either party calls a meeting of all congressional leaders, it’s a pretty sure bet that little substantive will happen. But in this case, that’s OK. President Trump’s decision to hold a happy hour, of sorts, with congressional leadership was a first step in building a relationship between a president new to D.
“The White House is installing senior aides atop major federal agencies to shadow the administration’s Cabinet secretaries, creating a direct line with loyalists who can monitor and shape White House goals across the federal bureaucracy,” Politico reports.
“The aides chosen by the White House—given the title of senior adviser in each agency—have already been responsible for hiring at some departments and crafting the blueprint of Trump policy before the Cabinet members win Senate confirmation to take office.
Mike Allen: “This West Wing is a tough neighborhood. Even after Sean Spicer’s successful get-back-on-the-horse presser yesterday, we were told that a top White House official was discussing his possible replacement. On Day 4! With 1,457 to go in this term.”
“The team was feeling better after the reboot briefing by Spicer… But inside, the finger-pointing and blame-casting continued.
These aren’t headlines Donald Trump wants to wake up to this morning. Some outlets are finally doing their job — using the word “lie” to describe Trump’s deliberate rejection of reality. First up, Margaret Hartmann at New York Magazine:
The evidence that President Trump is exactly the same as candidate Trump just keeps piling up.