(UPDATED): Geithner Denies Report That He Opposes Elizabeth Warren for Consumer Protection Agency
Update: Treasury's "new media" folks are pushing back against this report, via email:
I read your post this morning on Shahien’s piece in the Huffington Post and wanted to make sure you saw this comment from Andrew Williams, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs: “Elizabeth Warren has been a driving force behind the creation of the consumer financial protection bureau, and we have worked very closely with her over the past year and a half to make that idea a reality. “Given her strong leadership on consumer protection, Secretary Geithner believes that Elizabeth Warren is exceptionally well qualified to lead the new bureau, and, ultimately, that’s a decision the President will have to make.”Shahien Nasiripour at the Huffington Post reports ...
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