Steve Mnuchin

  • Senate panel, sans Democrats, approves Mnuchin for Treasury

    A Senate panel, sans Democrats, approve President Donald Trump’s choice of wealthy financier Steven Mnuchin to serve as Treasury secretary.

  • Senate confirms former banker Mnuchin as Treasury secretary

    The Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump’s pick for treasury secretary over objections by Democrats

  • A roller coaster week for presidential personnel

    On the personnel front, the Trump administration had an up-and-down week. The departure of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and the withdrawal of Labor Secretary Andrew Puzder set Washington abuzz. But the Senate confirmed Michael Mulvaney as director of the Office of Management and Budget, Steve Mnuchin as Treasury secretary, and Dr. David Shulkin as VA secretary.

  • 2017 Sammies finalists, career feds impress new cabinet secretaries

    Cabinet secretaries, many of whom are newcomers to government, say they’re impressed by the dedication and hard work they’ve seen from colleagues at the career levels of their agencies within the first 100 days of the Trump administration. They offered their congratulations to the 26 finalists of the Partnership for Public Service’s prestigious Service to America Medals.

  • Good gov’t groups ask House committee to rescind recent FOIA guidance to Treasury

    Open government and press organizations are fighting back against the new communications policy the chairman of the House Financial Services Committee recently set between his committee and the Treasury Department. The new policy says any communication between the committee and the department will be considered a “congressional record” and therefore isn’t subject to the Freedom of Information Act.

  • OMB’s Mulvaney: Agency’s budget increase will help with reorganization responsibilities

    Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said his agency’s budget reflects the priorities of the overarching fiscal 2018 budget.

  • Congress sends aid bill, debt hike to Trump

    Trump signs a $15.3 billion disaster aid package despite conservative objections to linking the emergency legislation to a temporary increase in America’s borrowing authority

  • Mnuchin calls for increased IRS funding ahead of FY 18 tax filing season

    The IRS’ workload is expected to grow under the tax reform legislation President Donald Trump signed into law in December last year, but Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, says the IRS doesn’t have enough funding or employees to implement the tax law.