Goldman Sachs Executive Steven Mnuchin as Next U.S. Treasury Secretary

In Currency, Human Rights by Dusty Croghan

“G.O.P. Scrubs Trump Nominee’s Work History to Omit His Biggest Scandal Republicans don’t want to discuss the 5 years Steven Mnuchin spent running a “foreclosure machine”—or the seventeen years he worked at Goldman Sachs.”

“WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Campaign for Accountability (CfA) called on the Department of Justice and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to investigate OneWest bank for using potentially illegal tactics to foreclose on as many as 80,000 California homes. Mr. Mnuchin, whom President-elect Trump has nominated for Secretary of the Department of the Treasury, previously served as the CEO of OneWest.”

“Law360, New York (October 16, 2012, 9:47 PM EDT) — A Florida resident hit OneWest Bank and billionaire majority shareholder George Soros with a False Claims Act lawsuit Monday, saying that through their connections to President Barack Obama, they had finagled a loss-sharing deal with the government that allowed them to scam homeowners and taxpayers.”