In the firestorm that’s erupted over the targeting of tea party-affiliated nonprofits by the Internal Revenue Service, it has gone largely unnoticed that the IRS is actually part of the U.S. Treasury.
LOS ANGELES — He is surprisingly slight of build, unflappably low-key, well-dressed and, of course, there is that full head of wavy brown hair. In short, Timothy Geithner has all of the proper accoutrements for the person he is — the 75th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, a bureaucratic mandarin and President Barack Obama’s go-to Read More →
U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner said July 31 that California can count on manufacturing, high tech and agriculture to fuel recovery even as it grapples with housing aftershocks. Geithner, who has come under recent congressional scrutiny for what he knew about Libor rate-fixing while head of the Federal Reserve Bank of New of York, Read More →