From Eric Dondero:
Michele Bachmann speaking at an event in West Des Moines called for the resignation of Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, in reaction to news that Standard & Poors had downgraded the U.S. credit rating.
"President Obama has destroyed the credit rating of the United States," said Bachmann, campaigning for president ahead of next week's Ames Straw Poll.
"I call on the President to seek the immediate resignation of Treasury Secretary timothy Geithner."
Michele Bachmann, is the leading candidate in Iowa, which will hold the first contest in the Republican presidential primary campaign.
REPORTING FROM THE SCENE: Libertarian Republican's contributing editor Robert Stacy McCain of TheOtherMcCain.com.
Please note, Stacy will have a full report up at his site within the hour, and later on, a video of the event, including the comments of Bachmann above.
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CORRECTION! LR SECOND TO POST - I was just informed that Bryan Preston at The Tatler over at Pajama's Media beat us to the punch on this story by mere minutes. See Bryan's piece. He has further details. At PJ Media.