Skip to comments.CNBC's Kudlow: 'Serious Insider' Says NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg Next Treasury Secretary
Posted on 10/01/2010 12:52:55 PM PDT by Rufus2007
With what appears to be a devastating election looming for his party, is President Obama attempting to follow in the footsteps of one of his predecessors and moderate toward the center?
Not if choosing Pete Rouse to replace chief of staff Rahm Emanuel is any indication, according to CNBCs Larry Kudlow. On the Oct. 1 broadcast of The Call, CNBC Washington correspondent John Harwood predicted Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner wasnt going anywhere, but Obama would take a pro-business tack with the leadership of Department of Commerce. However, Kudlow, citing a deep political insider, had a different forecast.
The Commerce thing is a great idea and you're probably going to be right, but I know that you don't hear this, Kudlow said. But I had dinner last night with a deep political insider who told me that Michael Bloomberg is the next Treasury secretary. I heard that. All I'll say is this is a serious insider who said the deal has been done and that Bloomberg is the next Treasury secretary.
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Say hello to soda taxes and bagel taxes and ice cream, cheeseburger, and lard taxes
Govzilla will not stop.
Great news for the people of NYC. Sucks to be an American though.
One clueless idiot for another clueless idiot.
Certainly explains Bloomie’s odd position on the GZM!
Mayor Build the mosque would be a refreshing change (sarc)
What exactly did Bloomberg do right in NYC?
Please list his accomplishment(s), besides he is wealthy (which means he may or may not cheat on his tax return).
This explains why he has been attacking the Tea Party and cozying up to the muzzies.
He’s leaving NYC??? For a two-year stint in DC?
The stupidest billionaire meets the stupidest president....makes sense.
He’s going to use Bloomberg to bring NYC style tax hikes to the Federal government and use a ‘businessman’ to sell them.