Items Tagged with 'Senate Hearing'


  • Treasury Secretary Mnuchin to address Senate Banking Committee on GSE reform

    Mnuchin preparing to suspend GSE dividend payments?
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is scheduled to appear before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs. Reportedly, the hearing will focus on Mnuchin’s thoughts on GSE reform. One analyst explains how the secretary’s response will indicate if Fannie, Freddie reform is truly a priority for this administration.
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  • Trump's Treasury pick defends past foreclosure practices at Senate hearing

    Senators extensively examine mortgage servicing history
    Treasury Secretary nominee sat through his confirmation hearing today as members of the Senate Finance Committee questioned him on his ability for the role. While the questions covered a wide variety of topics, senators focused the majority of their time on one subject – Mnuchin’s time at OneWest Bank.
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  • Senate questions Ben Carson on his ability to lead HUD

    But seemingly unconcerned with his lack of experience
    Ben Carson's hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee is now over. While some of the committee members questioned Carson's ability to be the next secretary of HUD, the hearing wasn't as contentious as many thought it might be. And despite the controversial reaction to his appointment, the hearing seemed to confirm that Carson will, in fact, be confirmed as the next HUD secretary.
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