Democrats Press Mnuchin to Defend Stimulus Package Oversight Mandate

Concerned the White House will shake off terms of oversight laid out for a $500 billion chunk of the $2 trillion coronavirus relief package, in a letter issued Tuesday, a trio of Democratic Senators urged Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to hold up his end of the hard-fought bargain.

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Fannie, Freddie Shareholder Suit Faces En Banc Review

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to rehear an action by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shareholders after a divided three-judge panel concluded that the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) was unconstitutional.

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Stormy Daniels Demands Treasury Info on ‘Suspicious’ Hush Payment

The lawyer representing adult film star Stormy Daniels asked the U.S Treasury Department Tuesday to share its suspicious activity report regarding an “illicit and shadowy” payment made to Daniels as part of a nondisclosure agreement over her alleged affair with President Donald Trump. 

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Trump Taps Investor, Cubs Owner for Commerce

Announcing Wednesday that investor Wilbur Ross will serve as his commerce secretary, President-elect Donald Trump also tapped co-owner of the Chicago Cubs as deputy commerce secretary and a former Goldman Sachs executive as treasury secretary.

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