Krugman says picking him for Treasury secretary 'really is a bad idea'

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Krugman, a Nobel Prize winner in economics, has frequently criticized Obama's economic positions from the left, and has been a particular critic of Geithner's. Many expect White House Chief of Staff Jack LewJack LewFed, Group of 7 monitoring markets after Brexit vote Senate Dem won't rule out blocking Puerto Rico debt relief Puerto Rican officials plead with Senate to pass debt relief MORE to be picked as Geithner's replacement.

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