White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew looks on at a bipartisan meeting with Congressional leaders in the Roosevelt Room of White House to discuss the economy, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing
Obama to nominate Lew as Treasury secretary Thursday: source
Posted : Wednesday, 09 January 2013 11:15AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will nominate White House chief of staff Jack Lew as his next Treasury secretary on Thursday, replacing Timothy Geithner, according to a source familiar with the matter.
Lew had been widely expected to be tapped for the role. He has served as budget director for Obama and for former President Bill Clinton.
(Reporting by Jeff Mason)
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