Prosecutor: New Charges Possible in Russia Probe Leak Case

New charges and arrests are possible in the prosecution of a U.S. Treasury Department employee accused of giving a journalist confidential banking reports related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

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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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Court Rules Investors Can’t Claim Post-Bailout Mortgage Profits

In a ruling Thursday, the Seventh Circuit upheld the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s authority to divert Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s future profits to the U.S. Treasury Department as a condition of their $188 billion bailout during the 2008 financial crisis.

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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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