Geithner: We will 'prevail' over banks
October 5th, 2011
12:09 AM ET
3 years ago

Geithner: We will 'prevail' over banks

New York (CNNMoney) - Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner on Tuesday joined a chorus of Democratic officials hitting back at bank fees, saying the administration "will prevail" in the battle over banking reforms.

"There are no surprises, nothing strange about the fact that banks are resisting it - are pushing back," Geithner told CNN's Erin Burnett. "They are trying to weaken those reforms."

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  1. reaper081087

    Greedy banks and corrupt corporate CEOs are ruining this country for the sake of their own selfish gains!!! "Corporations are people too."??? Pfff! Mitt Romney, you are nothing more than a PUPPET to the corporations and rich folk. I hope you and all your repuglican friends will LOSE the elections next year so you CAN'T serve you rich masters!!!

    October 5, 2011 01:32 am at 1:32 am |
  2. Ryan evans

    that snake geitner is in the pocketbook of those same banks he's talking about. that little weasel should stop acting like you are one of us. in the days of the last american revolution he'd have been tarred and feathered or worse.

    October 5, 2011 02:44 am at 2:44 am |
  3. fred ca

    Well, if there is anyone I would bet money on to 'prevail' in a financial showdown it would be a proud tax fraud practitioner.

    October 5, 2011 05:25 am at 5:25 am |
  4. Nu2u

    What did you expect! Govrnmnt has supported all the bad for consumer past history. Did they think the spoiled child would cave without a temper tantrum? Idiots!

    October 5, 2011 06:26 am at 6:26 am |
  5. Steve Jackson

    Banks are getting out of hand just like government and big business oil Co CEOs alot of companies put a persons pay on dept cards now adays and banks change them for useing that card there own money when will it stop ITS ALL GREADY PEOPLE WITH TOO MUCH MONEY THAT WANTS MORE AS THE OLD SAYING GOES TIME TO CUT IT OFF AT THE KNEES

    October 5, 2011 07:42 am at 7:42 am |