Steven Mnuchin hides $95 million from Congress, becomes Treasury Sec. anyways

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Just hours before he’s scheduled to sit before a Congressional committee in hopes of becoming Donald Trump’s secretary of the treasury, it’s revealed that Steven Mnuchin lied on his paperwork.

Steven T. Mnuchin, President-elect Donald J. Trump’s pick to head the Treasury Department, came under withering fire on Thursday for foreclosing on homes in California, managing an offshore investment account and initially failing to disclose almost $100 million in assets.

During five hours of contentious questioning, Democrats on the Senate Finance Committee pressed Mr. Mnuchin to explain how he could fail to disclose $95 million of real estate assets, including property in New York, Los Angeles and Mexico, on his initial committee ethics questionnaire. The former Goldman Sachs banker also did not initially disclose that he is the director of Dune Capital International, an investment fund incorporated on the Cayman Islands, an offshore tax haven. And he belatedly disclosed that his children own nearly $1 million in artwork.

The New York Times

The Senate confirms Mnuchin for the Treasury seat on February 13th. Every Republican and one Democrat votes in favor of him claiming the position.

“The Treasury secretary ought to be somebody who works on behalf of all Americans, including those who are still waiting for the economic recovery to show up in their communities,” said Senator Ron Wyden, the ranking Democrat on the committee. “When I look at Mr. Mnuchin’s background, it’s a stretch to find evidence he’d be that kind of Treasury secretary.”

The New York Times

Mnuchin’s career before 2017 included working as an executive producer on Hollywood films with Brett Ratner, a movie producer accused of sexual assault by at least six women.

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https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/19/us/politics/steven-mnuchin-treasury-secretary-nominee-assets-confirmation.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/13/us/politics/steven-mnuchin-confirmed-treasury-secretary.html

https://www.latimes.com/business/hollywood/la-fi-ct-brett-ratner-allegations-20171101-htmlstory.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/10/business/dealbook/donald-trumps-pick-for-fund-raiser-is-rife-with-contradictions.html

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Dates on Trump File reflect when something happens, not when it's first reported.

Just hours before he’s scheduled to sit before a Congressional committee in hopes of becoming Donald Trump’s secretary of the treasury, it’s revealed that Steven Mnuchin lied on his paperwork.

Steven T. Mnuchin, President-elect Donald J. Trump’s pick to head the Treasury Department, came under withering fire on Thursday for foreclosing on homes in California, managing an offshore investment account and initially failing to disclose almost $100 million in assets.

During five hours of contentious questioning, Democrats on the Senate Finance Committee pressed Mr. Mnuchin to explain how he could fail to disclose $95 million of real estate assets, including property in New York, Los Angeles and Mexico, on his initial committee ethics questionnaire. The former Goldman Sachs banker also did not initially disclose that he is the director of Dune Capital International, an investment fund incorporated on the Cayman Islands, an offshore tax haven. And he belatedly disclosed that his children own nearly $1 million in artwork.

The New York Times

The Senate confirms Mnuchin for the Treasury seat on February 13th. Every Republican and one Democrat votes in favor of him claiming the position.

“The Treasury secretary ought to be somebody who works on behalf of all Americans, including those who are still waiting for the economic recovery to show up in their communities,” said Senator Ron Wyden, the ranking Democrat on the committee. “When I look at Mr. Mnuchin’s background, it’s a stretch to find evidence he’d be that kind of Treasury secretary.”

The New York Times

Mnuchin’s career before 2017 included working as an executive producer on Hollywood films with Brett Ratner, a movie producer accused of sexual assault by at least six women.

Sources

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/19/us/politics/steven-mnuchin-treasury-secretary-nominee-assets-confirmation.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/13/us/politics/steven-mnuchin-confirmed-treasury-secretary.html

https://www.latimes.com/business/hollywood/la-fi-ct-brett-ratner-allegations-20171101-htmlstory.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/10/business/dealbook/donald-trumps-pick-for-fund-raiser-is-rife-with-contradictions.html

Photo: Public Domain

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