HawkHead wrote:The link between finance and the government does concern me. Can't them find someone else who hasn't worked at Citi, Goldman Sachs et al?
That is exactly the concern raised by Sen. Sanders, who voted against confirmation:
“We need a secretary of the Treasury who does not come from Wall Street but is prepared to stand up to the enormous power of Wall Street. We need a Treasury secretary who will end the current Wall Street business model of operating the largest gambling casino the world has ever seen and demand that Wall Street start investing in the job-creating productive economy. Do I believe that Jack Lew is that person? No, I do not.”