"We need a secretary of treasury that the American people, the Congress and the world will know is up to the task of getting America on the path to prosperity, not the path to decline," said Sessions, the top Republican on the Senate Budget Committee. "Jack Lew is not that man."White House press secretary Jay Carney praised Lew during Wednesday's press briefing. "Over the past more than quarter of a century, Jack Lew has been an integral part of some of the most important budgetary, financial and fiscal agreements, bipartisan agreements in Washington," Carney said.
In Picking Lew, Obama Turns a Page at Treasury
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