President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated his chief of staff, Jack Lew, as the next Treasury secretary, praising him as a expert on the pressing national issues of spending cuts and deficit reduction.
Jacob Lew helped Orthodox observance reach the highest precincts of governance. But can a man that Republicans say “can’t get to yes” be confirmed as secretary of the Treasury?
President Obama reportedly will name Jack Lew to be his chief of staff. Lew, an Orthodox Jew, will replace William Daley, the Los Angeles Times reported on Monday.