Gene Sperling Reportedly Obama Pick To Replace Larry Summers

President Barack Obama will appoint Gene Sperling, currently a counselor to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, to replace Larry Summers as director of the National Economic Council on Friday, the Washington Post reports.Sperling will retur…

President Barack Obama will appoint Gene Sperling, currently a counselor to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, to replace Larry Summers as director of the National Economic Council on Friday, the Washington Post reports.

Sperling will return to the same post he held under the administration of former President Bill Clinton from 1997 to 2001.

NBC’s First Read reports:

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