|Geithner Confesses to Lying about Lying|
|by Tom McGregor||Wed, May 14, 2014, 09:54 PM|
Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner had composed in his memoirs that the White House asked him to lie about Social Security. However, he is now claiming that he lied about lying.
According to Fox News, "Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner claimed in his newly published book that the White House tried to put words in his mouth -- but now that those words are coming back to haunt him, he appears to be trying to rewrite his story. In an interview with Fox News' Bret Baier, the former Obama Cabinet member denied that the White House attempted to get him to mislead the public."
Geithner is quoted as writing that, "It wasn't a main driver of our future deficits, but it did contribute. Pfeiffer said the line was a 'dog whistle' to the left, a phrase I had never heard before. He had to explain that the phrase was code to the Democratic base, signaling that we intended to protect Social Security."
As reported by Fox News, "Pfeiffer is the White House adviser who apparently gave Geithner a Sunday talk show prep session in 2011. In his memoir, "Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises," Geithner wrote that he objected when Pfeiffer wanted him to say Social Security "didn't contribute" to the federal deficit."
Additionally, Geithner praised Pfiefer as a so-called "truth-teller," while he allegedly suffers from a lying psychosis.
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