Jimmy Gurule remembers struggling for a seat at the table with his counterparts from U.S. intelligence agencies when he was an under secretary of the Treasury a decade ago. In those days, the Treasury Department was a minor player in the world of three-letter spy agencies -- CIA, NSA, DIA.
“It was hard for us to get an audience, it was hard for us to be invited to the meeting,” Gurule, now a law professor at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, said in an interview. “There were these intelligence meetings and we were like, ‘We want to have a seat at the table’ and they’d say, ‘Naw, what you’re doing isn’t that important.’”
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