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Mnuchin Treasure Secretary

Trump’s Treasury Secretary Pick Is A Very ‘Lucky’ Man

Steve Mnuchin was born into a family of Wall Street royalty, and he has made a career out of being “lucky.” In fact, Mnuchin has a long history of coming out ahead, even in questionable deals.

December 5, 2016
Steve Mnuchin, evictor, forecloser, and our new Treasury Secretary

Steve Mnuchin: Evictor, Forecloser, And Our New Treasury Secretary

Both Trump and Mnuchin have run businesses accused of widespread racial discrimination and other predatory practices. They both represent the excessive wealth and greed of the billionaire developer and banker class.

December 4, 2016
Mnuchin is already a polarizing figure

Trump’s Pick For Treasury Secretary Is Already A Polarizing Figure

Mnuchin was part of a group that netted billions thanks in large part to a much-criticized deal that allowed the investors to buy OneWest Bank at a big discount while passing off as much as 75 percent of its loan losses on the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

December 1, 2016
Steve Mnuchin, evictor, forecloser, and our new Treasury Secretary

A Goldman Sachs Banker and A Billionaire Tapped For Economic Posts

The flurry of picks showed Trump, a real estate tycoon with no governing experience, rewarding loyalists and established Washington veterans as he rounds out his circle of top advisers.

November 30, 2016
Jacob Lew

U.S. Treasury Secretary Lew To Undergo Prostate Surgery

New York (AFP) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will undergo surgery Tuesday in New York to treat a benign enlarged prostate. The outpatient procedure will keep him at home for the rest of the week, after which he should be able to resume duties, a spokeswoman said Sunday. Eight days before the scheduled operation, […]

March 24, 2014

Geithner: “We’re Running Out of Time”

Appearing with Senate Democrats Thursday afternoon, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner repeatedly urged Congress to raise the debt ceiling, the federal government’s statutory authority to borrow money. “We have no way to give Congress more time to solve this problem, and we are running out of time,” he warned, a pained visage creeping across his face. […]

July 15, 2011