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Geithner slammed ‘delusional’ Kirk for warning China on U.S. debt, new book reveals

Updated: May 12, 2014 9:38AM



Illinois Republican Mark Kirk is a fiscal hawk, warning about U.S. debt while serving in the House, taking his crusade to the Senate, but in a new book, former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Kirk went too far when he told Chinese officials not to buy U.S. debt — fears that were “delusional” and “undermining American interests on foreign soil.”

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