Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is warning Russia that it could face tougher economic sanctions because of its actions in Ukraine but so far other economic powers are showing a reluctance to go as far as the United States.
“A visit to the website is kind of like a trip to the Department of Motor Vehicles in your state. … We’re going to do everything we can in the future to try to repeal it. But that requires a Republican Senate and a different president.” — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, on CBS’ “Face the Nation.”
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says the just-resolved budget fight was “a little bit scary” because it “got close to the edge,” and the lesson has to be that U.S. won’t be put in that position again.
A new study predicts the United States could default on its obligations as early as Oct. 18 if Washington fails to agree on legislation to raise the government’s borrowing cap.
The American Center for Law and Justice has filed a lawsuit on behalf of 25 conservative organizations in federal court. The lawsuit accuses Attorney General Eric Holder, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and the IRS of targeting Tea Party groups in a “pervasive” and “organized scheme.”
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew pressed Chinese leaders over computer hacking and for help with North Korea during two days of talks that ended Wednesday.
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Thursday that he is optimistic that President Barack Obama will be able to reach an agreement with Republicans in Congress to break a budget impasse that’s triggered across-the-board government spending cuts.