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Maxine clashes with Mnuchin: ‘This is a new chair — and I have the gavel!’

House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin had quite a tussle on Tuesday over whether he had to stay for a hearing.

Mnuchin testified before the House committee for over three hours, and it became obvious right out of the gate that Waters was going for blood.

Waters used her first question to ask Mnuchin whether he would comply with a Democratic request for copies of six years of President Donald Trump’s business and personal tax returns.

His answer, unsurprising to many, was no.

“I want to acknowledge we have received the request. As I said before, we will follow the law. We are reviewing it with our internal legal department and I would leave it at […]

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