Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants answers from Finance Minister Steve Mnuchin – and for once it has nothing to do with President Trump's taxes.
The two powerful female lawmakers demanded Thursday Mnuchin explain his role in alleged self-trading and $ 19009002]. They suggest that the money man be clean about his role as a board member along with his Yale roommate Eddie Lampert, who is accused of spinning out important assets like the once iconic department store stumbled into bankruptcy.
"We are deeply concerned about the financial technique and potentially illegal activity," they wrote to Mnuchin. "In addition, we are concerned that, as Finance Minister, you are able to take action that benefits Sears & # 39; shareholders and owners at the expense of workers and taxpayers."
Mnuchin did not respond promptly to requests comment He has previously denied any wrongdoing.
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Trump Loyalist Who Has defied a congressional judgment to hand over its returns, was a member of the Sears board, as Lampert constructed a number of dubious transactions such as spinning out the land's end mark and prime properties.
The pillage left Sears himself on shady economic grounds It declared bankruptcy in October, closed shops and closure of workers.
Sears defendant Lampert, Mnuchin and other board members last month.
Mnuchin quit the board and promised to rescind from Sears's decisions when he became Finance Minister. But AOC and Liz want more details about exactly what decisions he has avoided participating in and why.