The Secret Service is best known as the agency responsible for protecting the president. But its original purpose when it was formed in 1865 was to investigate financial crimes such as counterfeit money.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
Steven Mnuchin said negotiations with Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California have settled on spending levels and a debt limit increase that would cover two years.
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
Placement on the list prohibits American entities or citizens from dealing with the companies and blocks any of the companies' U.S. assets. In Moscow, officials dismissed the sanctions as illegal.
By Associated Press
The remarks were unusual because as Treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin is the official responsible for the full faith and credit of the United States.
In another day of contentious confirmation hearings, the most dogged questioning came for Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin, a billionaire banker who worked at Goldman Sachs owned a hedge fund. Meanwhile, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, nominee for energy secretary,…
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