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December 06, 2004
Turnover at Treasury
Given the nature of the White House's domestic agenda, the job of Treasury Secretary is going to be especially important this term. Attempting to reform both social security and the tax code at the same time is beyond ambitious. No wonder the White House apparently has decided to drop a loyal soldier, Treasury Secretary John Snow, from the team and bring in new blood. Today's NYT says the job will likely go to someone like chief of staff Andrew Card, who might be able to sell the plan to Congress. Former Texas senator Phil Gramm and venture capitalist Gerald Parsky are on the list, too.
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