• Mnuchin foundation donated to groups that vouched for his bank

    3 days ago - By Politico

    Donald Trump's choice for treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, earned tens of millions of dollars from a 2015 bank sale that got a boost from an array of non-profit groups that had one thing in common - they had received tens of thousands of dollars each from the bank's foundation, which was run by Mnuchin. The sale of OneWest, a bank that Mnuchin co-founded and chaired, to CIT Group for $3.4 billion drew significant opposition from public interest groups because OneWest had been accused of wrongful foreclosures and racial discrimination in its mortgages and small-business loans. But a...
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