Obama Will Pick Jack Lew to Replace Geithner: Source
He'll announce the pick tomorrow
By Kevin Spak, Newser User
Posted Jan 9, 2013 9:26 AM CST
This Feb. 15, 2011 file photo shows White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew testifying on Capitol Hill.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

(Newser) – President Obama will tomorrow name current Chief of Staff Jack Lew as his nominee for Treasury secretary, a source tells Bloomberg News. Obama has already offered the position to Lew, the source says. The move doesn't exactly come as a surprise; Lew, a former director of the Office of Management and Budget, has long been rumored to be Obama's top choice to replace Tim Geithner, who intends to depart at the end of January.

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Jan 9, 2013 11:40 AM CST
REPLACE GEITHNER? --- Today Jan. 9, 2013 the National Debt is 16.4 trillion dollars. --- Grab any Democrat moron off the street, and he'll do as good a job as that moron Geithner. --- Geithner and Obama started counting pennies from a jar, and gave up counting after 24 hours. --- The FBI sealed the jar for them, so they could try to count the pennies again in the distant future. -------- REALLY