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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

Chicago banker met here with Army official about Trump post

Shortly after President Donald Trump was elected, congressional Democrats say an economic advisor to his campaign, and Chicago bank executive, was in touch with top military personnel about becoming Secretary of the Army. On Thursday in a letter sent to Calk at his Chicago bank headquarters by Representatives Elijah Cummings and Stephen Lynch sought records related to the banker's communications with Manafort and the Trump campaign and about his bank's loans to Manafort.

Apr 12, 2018

Chicago banker met here with Army official about Trump post

Shortly after President Donald Trump was elected, congressional Democrats say an economic advisor to his campaign, and Chicago bank executive, was in touch with top military personnel about becoming Secretary of the Army. On Thursday in a letter sent to Calk at his Chicago bank headquarters by Representatives Elijah Cummings and Stephen Lynch sought records related to the banker's communications with Manafort and the Trump campaign and about his bank's loans to Manafort.

Apr 12, 2018

Chicago banker met here with Army official about Trump post

Shortly after President Donald Trump was elected, congressional Democrats say an economic advisor to his campaign, and Chicago bank executive, was in touch with top military personnel about becoming Secretary of the Army. On Thursday in a letter sent to Calk at his Chicago bank headquarters by Representatives Elijah Cummings and Stephen Lynch sought records related to the banker's communications with Manafort and the Trump campaign and about his bank's loans to Manafort.

Apr 12, 2018

Dems ask if military job was dangled to Chicago banker ensnared in Manafort probe

In a letter sent to Stephen Calk on Thursday, Reps. Elijah Cummings and Stephen Lynch sought records related to the banker's communications with Paul Manafort and the Trump campaign and about his bank's loans to Manafort.

Apr 12, 2018

Dems ask if military job was dangled to Chicago banker ensnared in Manafort probe

In a letter sent to Stephen Calk on Thursday, Reps. Elijah Cummings and Stephen Lynch sought records related to the banker's communications with Paul Manafort and the Trump campaign and about his bank's loans to Manafort.

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

CFPB chief Mick Mulvaney says he could just 'twiddle my thumbs' before Congress to highlight agency's flaws

Mick Mulvaney took his seat before a congressional committee Wednesday for the first time since his controversial appointment to be the nation's top consumer financial watchdog.... "It shouldn't come as a surprise that many on our side of the aisle, those who have the highest hopes for consumer protection, would see you as sort of the fox in the henhouse," said Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.).

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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