Stories tagged: Steven Mnuchin
UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019, 12:29 p.m.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told congressional leaders that the debt ceiling should be raised before lawmakers leave for their August recess to avert the potential of an unprecedented default on …
UPDATED: Fri., June 14, 2019, 6:16 p.m.
The work to redesign the $20 bill and affix an image of Harriet Tubman as its centerpiece was well underway before the Trump administration delayed the plans, according to a …
UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 10:49 a.m.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that a confidential IRS memo does not undermine the agency’s justification for denying lawmakers’ request for President Donald Trump’s tax returns.
UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018, 6:19 p.m.
The Federal Reserve will meet this week to assess an economy that has just enjoyed a healthy spurt of growth but faces a flurry of trade fights pushed by President …
UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018, 3 p.m.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin expressed cautious optimism Saturday over efforts to resolve trade tensions that have rattled financial markets and clouded the global economic outlook.
Thu., April 12, 2018, 6 a.m.
Last summer, when President Trump said there were “some very fine people” among the neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, he was standing in Trump Tower with two of his top economic advisers, …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 8:21 a.m.
Taking aim at Iran’s global footprint, the Trump administration on Friday hit six people and seven businesses linked to Hezbollah with terror sanctions, calling it “the first wave” in a …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 24, 2017, 8:15 p.m.
A suspicious package that appeared Saturday night in the swanky Los Angeles neighborhood of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin prompted lengthy street closures and a sizable response by local and federal …
Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 3:46 p.m.
Democrats on the House Financial Services Committee pressed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday to turn over records detailing any financial ties between President Donald Trump, his family and associates …
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 10:08 a.m.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Treasurer Jovita Carranza are now on the money, literally.
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 2:44 p.m.
Republicans straining to find about $1 trillion to finance sweeping tax cuts are homing in on two popular deductions that are woven into the nation’s fiscal fabric – the mortgage …
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 10:37 a.m.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday that Congress should combine an initial package of relief for victims of Harvey with an increase in the nation’s debt limit, saying lawmakers need …
UPDATED: Sat., July 15, 2017, 9:24 p.m.
Deep within the Treasury Department sits a once-secret plan written by the Obama administration that could lead to the first-ever default on U.S. debt. Bond traders are worried that Donald …
UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
A division within the Trump administration over how to avoid a default on the national debt burst into the open, with the president’s treasury secretary and budget director publicly at …
Fri., June 2, 2017, 8:04 p.m.
WASHINGTON – Top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi says GOP leaders shouldn’t take for granted that Democrats will vote to increase the government’s borrowing cap. Pelosi told reporters Friday that she …
Wed., May 24, 2017, 3:50 p.m.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told lawmakers on Wednesday that they should vote to increase the government’s borrowing authority – and avert a disastrous economic default – before their August recess.
Mon., May 15, 2017, 1:13 p.m.
After months of uncertainty about a border-adjusted tax, retail CEOs are renewing efforts to quash the idea.
UPDATED: Sat., May 13, 2017, 6:35 p.m.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday that major trading partners are “much more comfortable” with the Trump administration’s stance on trade and tax policy and understand that they will …
Thu., March 30, 2017
In short, the legislative shelf is full of policy options from which to choose, if Mnuchin would rather avoid the time-consuming exercise of making his own from scratch.
UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017, 4:39 p.m.
President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday that the administration will now focus on gaining congressional approval for a sweeping tax overhaul plan.
Fri., March 17, 2017, 7:42 a.m.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin headed into a tussle over free trade Friday at a summit that will help set the tone for the global economy.
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 9:50 a.m.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the administration is committed to getting major tax reform legislation through Congress by August. He also says President Donald Trump’s economic proposals will boost growth …
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 7:07 a.m.
Within hours of being sworn in, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s counterparts from Tokyo to Berlin started telegraphing warnings to him: Please don’t call the yen weak. Be careful how you …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
A bitterly divided Senate on Monday confirmed Steven Mnuchin as treasury secretary despite strong objections by Democrats that the former banker ran a “foreclosure machine” when he headed OneWest Bank.
Sat., Feb. 11, 2017, 1:59 p.m.
King County foreclosure records indicate a bank founded by Steven Mnuchin, who is up for a Senate confirmation vote Monday as the nation’s treasury secretary under President Donald Trump, engaged …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
Treasury nominee Steven Mnuchin spent 17 years working at Goldman Sachs, part of what President-elect Donald Trump once called the “global power structure” that has “robbed” American workers. Mnuchin’s financial …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 12:03 p.m.
Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin is facing growing pressure from Senate Democrats to account for his leadership of a bank accused of shoddy foreclosure practices.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 5:04 a.m.
The three latest nominees tapped by President-elect Donald Trump were major financial backers of his White House campaign.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 8:15 a.m.
Trump’s Treasury, Commerce nominees say no ‘absolute’ tax cut for the wealthy, predict faster economic growth
President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Treasury Department on Wednesday called reforming the nation’s tax code his top priority, promising significant tax breaks for the middle class but no …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 7:55 a.m.
Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump’s expected choice to be the nation’s 77th treasury secretary, has had a long history as a successful financial executive and a shorter but significant period …