Geithner Heads Into Fiscal Cliff Negotiations
Posted at 11 a.m. on Nov. 29, 2012
“President Barack Obama has dispatched Tim Geithner, Treasury secretary, to Congress for a series of meetings on Thursday with leaders of both political parties in a bid to jolt negotiations to avert the fiscal cliff,” reports the Financial Times.
“In a sign that negotiations are intensifying, Mr Geithner and Rob Nabors, a top White House official, will on Thursday morning meet with John Boehner, the Republican speaker of the House of Representatives, as well as senior House Republicans including Paul Ryan, the party’s vice-presidential nominee this year… Mr Geithner and Mr Nabors will also meet with Democratic congressional leaders and Mitch McConnell, the top Republican in the Senate.”
President Obama is also set to host Mitt Romney for a private lunch at the White House today.