Geithner Slams Mitt on Women’s Jobs

    WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 28: Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies during a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, on March 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. The committee is hearing testimony on the Treasury Department's response to the forclosure crisis and mounting student loan debt.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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    Statistics are the smoke and fog in the war on women. Sunday, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner struck out against Mitt Romney’s repeated claims that women made up more than 92 percent of jobs lost under President Obama’s watch. “It’s just a political moment,” Geithner said on CBS News’ Face the Nation, arguing that there was more job loss among men at the beginning of the recession and that Obama inherited economic decline that began under the previous White House. Romney’s campaign isn’t budging, though. “The President should stop making excuses for his failures,” spokesperson Andrea Saul said in an email to reporters. “He is entitled to his own spin but not his own facts.”

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