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Washington Agenda-General

By United Press International
Robert Kimmitt
Deputy Treasury Secretary Robert Kimmitt attends a briefing about the planned sale of interests in six American ports to a company based in the United Arab Emirates on Capitol Hill in Washington on February 23, 2006.

Robert M. Kimmitt (born December 19, 1947) was United States Deputy Secretary of the Treasury under President George W. Bush. He was nominated by President Bush on June 29, 2005. The United States Senate unanimously confirmed him on July 29, 2005, and he was sworn into office on August 16, 2005. Kimmitt served through the end of the Bush administration, leaving office on January 20, 2009.

Kimmitt served as Acting Secretary of the Treasury from Friday, June 30, until Monday morning, July 10, following John W. Snow's resignation, but prior to Henry Paulson being sworn in to office.

Mr. Kimmitt graduated from Bishop Denis J. O'Connell High School in 1965. Mr. Kimmitt graduated with distinction from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1969. He received a law degree from Georgetown University in 1977, where he was editor in chief of Law & Policy in International Business.

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