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Another former IRS commissioner says Donald Trump can, and should, make his tax returns public

"I can't define tax evasion, but I know it when I see it," Fred T. Goldberg Jr. once said. Fred Goldberg, in his capacity as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Tax Policy, the position he took immediately after leaving his IRS commissioner post, answers questions from the Joint Committee on Taxation in February 1992. Show More Summary

How Antonio Weiss Brokered The Only Major Economic Policy To Pass Congress This Year

6 days agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON ? In 2015, as talk began to circulate on Capitol Hill of crafting legislation to help Puerto Rico manage its billions in debt, a hedge fund creditor paid a visit to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew’s new special counselor. TheShow More Summary

Republican Congressional Tax Writers Oppose Proposed Debt-Equity Regs

Following up on my previous posts on Treasury's proposed debt-equity regulations (links below): Letter, Kevin Brady (Chair, House Ways & Means Committee) to Jacob Lew (Secretary of the Treasury)) (Aug. 22, 2016) Press Release, New W&M GOP Letter to Treasury: Proposed Regs Will Hurt U.S. Economy, Stifle Job Creation at...

Robert Scheer Questions Lawrence Summers about the 2008 Crash

last monthNews : Truthdig

On Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention, Truthdig editor in chief Robert Scheer asked Lawrence Summers, President Obama’s former treasury secretary, about the role financial deregulation played in the 2008 crash of Wall Stree...

US Calls for Transparent UK-EU Negotiations Amid Brexit

The United State is calling for transparent talks between the United Kingdom and the European Union on Brexit, US Treasury Secretary Lew said in a statement on Monday.

Jack Lew heading to G-20 meeting with steady-as-you-go message to global partners

After a week of relentless Republican attacks on trade deals and globalization, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is heading to a meeting in China that he hopes will steady the global economy and ease uncertainty caused by Britain’s surprise vote last month to leave the European Union. Lew outlined in an interview the message he will […]

World Leaders Will Use G20 to Whine About Donald Trump Instead of Fixing Economies

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew won't be quiet at the G20 Summit this weekend. Not with Donald Trump as the GOP nominee. The post World Leaders Will Use G20 to Whine About Donald Trump Instead of Fixing Economies was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!

Open thread #6 for Day 2 of Republican Nat'l Convention

Is young Trump The Donnie’s choice for Treasury Secretary? Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 · 2:21:11 AM +00:00 · kos Udday or Qusay? Robot or human? Family member or employee? So many questions about Don Jr, but all I have to say is thank heavens he lives in New York and will never step close to elected office, because he clearly has the ambition. Show More Summary

Trump Auctions Himself Off to Wall Street

Check this out: Donald Trump has told prospective donors that, if elected president, he plans to nominate former Goldman Sachs banker Steve Mnuchin for U.S. Treasury Secretary. That’s according to Anthony Scaramucci, a high-profile hedge...Show More Summary

Donald Trump Reportedly Wants An Ex-Goldman Exec To Be Treasury Secretary

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Donald Trump, the political outsider running a renegade campaign for president, has a fresh idea about who should head the Treasury Department: an ex-Goldman Sachs executive. Fortune’s Dan Primack reports that Anthony Scaramucci, a Trump...Show More Summary

Trump may have a controversial Treasury Secretary in mind

Steven Mnuchin is perhaps best known for being one of the most famously villainous vultures of the 2008 financial collapse. Trump may want him for his cabinet.

Iran deal is still imperilled by deep state– hardliners, Israel lobby, Hillary Clinton

The Iran deal is still assailed by US hardliners, who don't even hide their efforts: Adam Szubin, Obama's under secretary of the treasury for Iranian sanctions, parrots Netanyahu's claim that Iran is the biggest sponsor of terror in the world and speaks at neoconservative thinktanks without any consequences.

Russian Terrorist Sanctioned by US Left Gitmo Prior to New Screening Rules

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said that Russian national Vakhitov, who was sanctioned by US Treasury, was released from the US military detention center at Guantanamo Bay.

G-20 Should Avoid Competitive Devaluation Amid Global Economic Weakness

US Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew said that the next meeting of G-20 finance ministers and central bank governors should be used as an opportunity to promote global growth.

U.S. economy performing despite headwinds, leaders must cooperate: Lew

LONDON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy continues to perform steadily in the face of headwinds, though leaders need to work together and use all tools at their disposal to promote growth, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Wednesday. Show More Summary

Brussels Briefing: The $19bn question

To receive the Brussels Briefing every morning, sign up here. By Arthur Beesley US treasury secretary Jack Lew visits Brussels today for talks withMargrethe Vestager, competition commissioner. The meeting comes amid transatlantic tension...Show More Summary

Obama Administration Goes To Bat For Apple In EU Tax Dispute

Bloomberg, U.S. Treasury Chief Lew Set for Apple Tax Showdown With EU: U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew is set to meet with European Union antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager this week as she prepares to deliver a final verdict on a probe into Apple Inc.’s tax affairs in Ireland. The...

US, France Committed to TTIP Trade Deal Despite Brexit - Treasury Secretary

US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said that Washington and Paris are committed to continuing to work together on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership to enhance trade, job creation and growth.

Congress Should Pass Regulations to Close US Shell Companies Loophole

US Treasury Acting Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Adam Szubin said that the US Congress should pass the law requiring the beneficial owner of a shell company to be identified whenever a US company is formed...

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