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We're expecting an announcement soon from the president on his pick for a new Treasury Secretary it's believed to be current White House chief of staff.
Jack -- That's who he'll nominate chief congressional correspondent.
Mike Emanuel looks at the -- pros and cons to -- from the White House.
Two sources close to the process say White House chief of staff Jack -- expected to be nominated for Treasury Secretary by the end of the week.
-- publicly Press Secretary Jay Carney avoid getting ahead of President Obama I don't have a timetable for any other personnel announcements.
But I I have no new information.
Or any -- information on secretary Geithner departure sources say -- has become one of the president's favorites because of a sharp knowledge to the federal budget and no drama style.
But some Capitol Hill Republicans say -- gained a reputation for being arrogant and rigid during the 2011 debt ceiling fight.
The top Republican on the Senate Budget Committee predicts a bumpy confirmation process because -- been too political it is Capitol Hill testimony.
He refused I think two.
Acknowledged basic financial.
And really spawned some of the numbers -- -- that -- benefited that on the president.
He did not show that kind of independence -- and credibility that we would want.
In that very important.
-- has served as mr.
Obama's director of the office of management and budget and his chief of staff his confirmation is likely come in the middle of a series of budget battles.
Including when congress will be asked to increase the debt ceiling.
Session says to do that through the senate must be forced to pass a budget first.
That congress has the constitutional power to limit the amount of debt this country -- crews.
And it should not allow this government to increase -- stunningly.
Until we have a budget plan from the -- -- -- from this democratic senate.
-- the white house Press Secretary would prefer that congress sorts out the squabble congress the senate the house should.
Act to raise the debt -- this is not a deal that the White House a negotiation White House is going to have.
Though that fight will continue.
JetBlue is also -- remembered by journalist Bob Woodward in the price of politics for thinking up the sequester.
Another issue the White House in congress have yet to resolved Brett.
-- -- a lot on north lawn Mike thank you.
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