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As memoir is released, Geithner defends his new private-equity job
As memoir is released, Geithner defends his new private-equity job

As Timothy F. Geithner began making the publicity rounds on Monday to push his newly released memoir, the former Treasury secretary defended his decision to join a top private-equity firm after leaving office last year. Critics have charged that Geithner was cashing in on his government experience and was another example of the too-cozy relationship between Washington and Wall Street. Geithner said he was concerned about the perception but believed the firm he joined, Warburg Pincus, was doing valuable work in an ethical way. "I spent my life in public service," Geithner told CNBC in an interview to promote his book, "Stress Test," which was released Monday. ...

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