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Foreclosure fanatic: Mnuchin’s past actions make him a risky selection
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Foreclosure fanatic: Mnuchin’s past actions make him a risky selection

The authors discuss Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin's controversial history of foreclosures.

Authors

  • Sarah Edelman
  • Paulina Gonzalez
  • Jim Lardner

The recent hearing on the nomination of Steven Mnuchin for secretary of the Treasury Department revealed a man unable or unwilling to provide many additional facts about his controversial history running OneWest Bank.

Mnuchin said in his Senate confirmation hearing that he was proud of his work, but the facts show there’s little to admire about Mnuchin’s tenure, but much doubt about his ability to be a good Treasury secretary.

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Authors

Sarah Edelman

Director, Housing Policy

Paulina Gonzalez

Jim Lardner