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U.S. to return about $100 million to the Treasury for an Afghanistan project due to a lack of transparency

U.S. to return about $  100 million to the Treasury for an Afghanistan project due to a lack of transparencySecretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that the United States would return about $ 100 million to the Treasury for an energy infrastructure project in Afghanistan and would withhold a further $ 60 million in planned assistance to the country due to a lack of transparency.



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U.S. Treasury warns anyone fueling Iran tanker risks being blacklisted

U.S. Treasury warns anyone fueling Iran tanker risks being blacklistedThe U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday warned that anyone around the world who helps fuel Iranian vessels blacklisted by Washington runs the risk of being designated as well. The Treasury Department blacklisted the Adrian Darya, a tanker at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran, on Aug. 30. Washington has warned that it would regard any assistance given to the ship as support for a terrorist group, namely, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.



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Treasury Department misses deadline to hand over Trump's tax returns, asks for more time

Treasury Department misses deadline to hand over Trump's tax returns, asks for more timeThe Treasury Department said it would not hand over President Donald Trump's tax returns by Wednesday.



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Treasury poised to ease sanctions tied to Russian oligarch

Treasury poised to ease sanctions tied to Russian oligarchWASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department appears set to lift sanctions on three companies connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska despite concerns from lawmakers in both parties who say the Trump administration should be tougher on Russian President Vladimir Putin and his allies.



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US Treasury chief to confer with top market regulators

US Treasury chief to confer with top market regulatorsUS Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is to hold a telephone conference on Monday with top market regulators, after the Dow and the Nasdaq suffered their worst week since 2008. The call with the President’s Working Group on financial markets, announced in a Treasury Department statement, comes after Mnuchin on Sunday phoned top executives of the nation’s six largest banks. “The CEOs confirmed that they have ample liquidity available for lending to consumer, business markets, and all other market operations,” the Treasury said in the unusual statement posted on Mnuchin’s Twitter account.



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Marco Rubio Urges Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin To Scrap Saudi Arabia Trip

Marco Rubio Urges Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin To Scrap Saudi Arabia TripSen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is calling on Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to



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Treasury Secretary Is OK With Donald Trump Calling Maxine Waters A 'Low-IQ Individual'

Treasury Secretary Is OK With Donald Trump Calling Maxine Waters A 'Low-IQ Individual'“We have to defeat [House Minority Leader] Nancy Pelosi and Maxine Waters ― a very low I.Q. individual,” Trump said. As the crowd booed the targets of his derision, Trump continued to attack Waters, mimicking her calls for his impeachment.



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House members grill Treasury Secretary Mnuchin about market turmoil

House members grill Treasury Secretary Mnuchin about market turmoilSteven Mnuchin said he's "not overly concerned" about Monday's Dow point drop and recent market volatility.



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U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin urges Congress to raise debt ceiling as another shutdown looms

U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin urges Congress to raise debt ceiling as another shutdown loomsU.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday called on the Republican-controlled Congress to lift the federal debt limit “as soon as possible” so the government can pay employee benefits and other obligations. In a letter to congressional leaders and key committee chairmen, Mnuchin said the Treasury Department would continue to suspend payments into federal employee retiree, health and disability funds through Feb. 28. Congress must raise the nation’s debt ceiling to avoid a government default.



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Millionaire Treasury Secretary, Socialite Wife Pose With Sheets Of Cash

Millionaire Treasury Secretary, Socialite Wife Pose With Sheets Of CashTreasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and his wife, actress Louise Linton, on Wednesday turned a fairly standard duty into an uncomfortable photo-op.



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