Robert P. Casey, Jr.

Report says Treasury nominee Steve Mnuchin misled senators about foreclosures by OneWest Bank

Report says Treasury nominee Steve Mnuchin misled senators about foreclosures by OneWest Bank

An Ohio newspaper reported that Steve Mnuchin, President Trump’s nominee to be Treasury secretary, misled senators about foreclosures by OneWest Bank while he was chief executive, providing more fuel to opponents ahead of a contentious committee confirmation vote scheduled for Tuesday.

The Columbus Dispatch reported Sunday that Mnuchin denied in written responses to questions from the Senate Finance Committee that OneWest engaged in so-called robo-signing of mortgage documents.

The paper said its analysis of nearly four dozen...

45°