The U.S. government announced Wednesday that the Treasury Department has placed targeted sanctions on South Sudanese officials and companies, saying the targets personally profited from a climate of corruption at the expense of many of the country’s residents.
The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control on Tuesday designated Islamic State finance emir Salim Mustafa Muhammad al-Mansur as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist, collaborating with the Iraqi government to disrupt the terrorist group’s financial networks.
Steven Mnuchin will become only the third treasury secretary to visit the United States Bullion Depository at Fort Knox, Ky. on Monday.
The Treasury Department is ending an ineffective Obama program that promised to help millions of Americans save for retirement, the government announced Friday.
House Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce lauded the Trump administration Monday for blacklisting scores of Syrian government employees in response to President Bashar al Assad’s deadly chemical attack against civilians earlier this month.
Sen. Ron Wyden (D., Ore.), the top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, has asked the Office of Government Ethics to investigate comments made by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin about the children’s movie “The Lego Batman Movie.”
The CIA and Departments of Justice and Treasury are being sued by a prominent legal organization for their role in leaking highly classified material as part of an effort to undermine the credibility of former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn, according to an announcement.