Government Oversight

White House Considers Regional Bank Executive for FDIC Chair
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Jelena McWilliams, who took a job as chief legal officer at Fifth Third Bancorp. in January after working for the government, could be nominated to succeed Martin Gruenberg.

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Jeff Sessions finally speaks out about Trump’s attacks – here’s what he said
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke out finally about the constant stream of criticism coming from President Trump through his tweets and pronouncements to the media scolding his own attorney general. He spoke to Tucker Carlson on Fox News about his decision that has led to so much public humiliation from the president – his recusal […]

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Mnuchin: No Intent to Prioritize Payments if Debt Limit Not Raised
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told lawmakers he has “no intent” to prioritize certain government payments and delay others if Congress fails to raise the federal borrowing limit.

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Transgender serviceman blasts Trump administration for anti-transgender military strategy
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Staff Sergeant Logan Ireland railed against President Donald Trump’s decision to ban transgender people from serving in the armed forces in a Wednesday interview with Air Force Times. “I would like to see them try to kick me out of my military,” Ireland told the magazine. “You are not going to deny me my right […]

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Trump tweets: 'WE WORSHIP GOD' in America
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In between pressuring Attorney General Jeff Sessions and announcing a major military policy change, President Trump used his Twitter account Wednesday to declare Americans worship God, not government.

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Rep. Trey Gowdy: Trump's comments on Sessions "not helpful"
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Republican Congressman Trey Gowdy is a member of the House Intelligence Committee that heard testimony from Jared Kushner on Tuesday. He also became chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee last month. Gowdy joins “CBS This Morning” from Washington to talk about President Trump’s clash with Attorney General Sessions and the possible future […]

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Scaramucci's White House Role Raises Questions on U.S. Review of Deal
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Anthony Scaramucci’s appointment as White House communications director presents a sensitive situation for the planned sale of an investment company he founded to a Chinese conglomerate—a deal that is now under government review.

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