Items Tagged with 'Mandamus'


  • Feds appeal decision to release #FannieGate memos

    Claim that court made severe, irreversible error
    The government is now fighting back against the court’s decision that ordered them to release 56 documents to the public that could show that the Treasury took over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac despite the secondary mortgage market firms being adequately capitalized. Now, however, the government claims the judge made that decision based on a misunderstanding of the principles that govern executive privilege.
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