WASHINGTON, June 27- The U.S. Export-Import Bank, derided by conservative critics as an expensive boondoggle, may win a reprieve from what looked like almost certain death in Congress if enough Republicans can be persuaded to let it live on, but with its wings clipped.
President Obama pushed back against criticism of his former economic adviser Lawrence Summers, who is seen as a leading candidate to become the new chairman of the Federal Reserve.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is being questioned today for his part in the Libor rate-manipulation scandal.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner did not respond to Sandy Weill's comments earlier today on CNBC's "Squawk Box", that big banks should be broken up. But Rep. Carolyn Maloney, (D-NY) did weigh in on the issue.