Program Note: For more on Ali's interview with Treasury Secretary Geithner, tune in to AC360° tonight at 10 p.m. ET.
CNN Chief Business Correspondent
I'm sitting in the Office of the Undersecretary of Domestic Affairs at the Treasury Department in DC.
The office in unoccupied – as are many in the building. It may be part of the problem.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner (whom I'm interviewing within the hour) has no deputy, and very little in the way of senior staff. And, according to the President, he's dealing with more crisis early on than ANY Treasury Secretary since – get this – Alexander Hamilton.
It's raining outside, but the storm inside is bigger. This interview was supposed to be about a lot of things – who is Tim Geithner, why does the President say he's "uniquely qualified" for the position, and how is he going to get us out of this mess. The AIG bonus storm has taken over the news, and we'll talk about that, too.
Maybe a lot. We'll see. You'll see, too, tonight on CNN.
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