The Wall Street Journal: Senate Democrats take aim at Mnuchin’s Treasury nomination

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats have launched a campaign against Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for U.S. Treasury secretary, in advance of what could be contentious confirmation hearings next year.

Democrats are focusing on Mnuchin’s financial industry experience, particularly his time as chairman and chief executive of OneWest, a bank he took over at the height of the financial crisis. They have labeled the bank, which is now part of CIT Group Inc. CIT, -0.27% , a “foreclosure machine” that took advantage of the financial crisis for profit.

Donald Trump Signals Potential Shift in Israel Policy


A Donald Trump administration is expected to significantly shift U.S.

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