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Apr 12, 2018

Banker asked about U.S. Army post before making Manafort loan -lawmakers

Democratic lawmakers on Thursday questioned whether the head of a Chicago bank was seeking a favor from the incoming Trump administration when he inquired about the confirmation process for a top U.S. Army position before extending $16 million in loans to Trump's former campaign chairman.

Apr 12, 2018

Banker asked about U.S. Army post before making Manafort loan -lawmakers

Democratic lawmakers on Thursday questioned whether the head of a Chicago bank was seeking a favor from the incoming Trump administration when he inquired about the confirmation process for a top U.S. Army position before extending $16 million in loans to Trump's former campaign chairman.

Apr 12, 2018

Dems seek answers on deployment of National Guard troops to U.S.-Mexico border

Seven House Democrats, including Rep. Stephen Lynch, are seeking more information from the Trump administration on the decision to deploy National Guard units to the U.S.-Mexico border.

Apr 12, 2018

Dems seek answers on deployment of National Guard troops to U.S.-Mexico border

Seven House Democrats, including Rep. Stephen Lynch, are seeking more information from the Trump administration on the decision to deploy National Guard units to the U.S.-Mexico border.

Apr 11, 2018

Congressman Lynch Opens 2018 Congressional Art Competition for 8th District High School Students

The annual Congressional Art Competition is now open for submissions and all entries must be received by Monday, April 30, 2018.

Apr 11, 2018

Stephen Lynch says U.S. troops in Syria are vulnerable

Vulnerable American troops stationed along Syria’s volatile northern border could be outgunned following an alleged chemical attack that’s skyrocketed tensions between President Trump and Russia, warned U.S. Rep. Stephen F. Lynch.

Apr 11, 2018

Stephen Lynch says U.S. troops in Syria are vulnerable

Vulnerable American troops stationed along Syria’s volatile northern border could be outgunned following an alleged chemical attack that’s skyrocketed tensions between President Trump and Russia, warned U.S. Rep. Stephen F. Lynch.

Apr 11, 2018

‘I have not burned the place down’: Trump appointee defends his leadership of consumer watchdog

Mick Mulvaney defended his leadership of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — an agency he once called a “joke” — in front of a House committee Wednesday, dismissing criticism from Democratic lawmakers that he was weakening the watchdog agency. “You were clearly one of the people who was most hostile to the creation and operation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau,” said Rep. Stephen F. Lynch (D-Mass.). “It shouldn’t come as a surprise that many on our side of aisle … would see you sort of as the fox in the henhouse."

Apr 11, 2018

‘I have not burned the place down’: Trump appointee defends his leadership of consumer watchdog

Mick Mulvaney defended his leadership of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — an agency he once called a “joke” — in front of a House committee Wednesday, dismissing criticism from Democratic lawmakers that he was weakening the watchdog agency. “You were clearly one of the people who was most hostile to the creation and operation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau,” said Rep. Stephen F. Lynch (D-Mass.). “It shouldn’t come as a surprise that many on our side of aisle … would see you sort of as the fox in the henhouse."

Apr 11, 2018

Mulvaney Defends Role Running Agency He Wants to Cripple

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Mick Mulvaney took questions during a hearing in the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday. “Some have said you are the fox in the henhouse,” said Representative Stephen Lynch of Massachusetts. “Before you took over we had about an investigation a week. All of a sudden the investigations have stopped. We got a goose egg.”

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