Treasury’s Geithner applauds Senate Bernanke vote

WASHINGTON (BestGrowthStock) – Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said on Thursday the Senate “did the right thing” in confirming Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke for a second term.

“The Senate did the right thing,” Geithner said in a statement. “Chairman Bernanke will continue to play a vitally important role in guiding the nation’s economy.”

The Senate confirmed Bernanke for a second term on a 70-30 vote on Thursday.

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(Reporting by David Lawder; Editing by Dan Grebler)

Treasury’s Geithner applauds Senate Bernanke vote