Obama to nominate Jack Lew for Treasury

Por en English 01/9/13 11:14am
El presidente Barack Obama (der.) y Jack Lew, jefe de personal de la Casa Blanca. MANDEL NGAN | GETTY

WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama plans to nominate his chief of staff Jack Lew as his next Treasury secretary, replacing Timothy Geithner, US media reported Wednesday.

Lew is a Washington insider, who previously served as Director of the Office of Management and Budget. His nomination — which must be confirmed by the Senate — is likely to be announced this week, according to CNN.