Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner made what some have called an outrageous claim about the roles of American citizens and their government, in calling for the most fortunate Americans to bear the burden of the privilege of being an American by paying higher taxes. Is it a privilege to be an American? And if so … what does that privilege cost?
Bill Richardson, Tom Daschle, Nancy Kilefer, Tim Geithner, and now Hilda Solis. Does President Obama have a vetting problem? To answer that question we are joined by Kenneth Gross, a vetting expert who worked with President Bill Clinton.
'Whether it's true or not, there's a belief in the the Obama camp that Tim Geithner was for bailing out Lehman Brothers and just was overruled.' --Jackie Calmes on Robert Rubin's acolytes