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Lael Brainard’s “Transparency” with Personal Taxes and Household Employees

Friday, January 7, 2022 // Research

Brainard “Transparency” with Household Employees During Lael Brainard’s 2009 nomination hearing for her appointment as Undersecretary of Treasury for International Affairs, many Senators voiced their concerns over Brainard’s lack of transparency and promptness with handing over tax returns and employment forms. Senator Grassley commented that “the lack of candor, accuracy, and timeliness in addressing these […]

Despite Bipartisan Action Against China’s Currency Manipulation, Lael Brainard Does the Opposite

Monday, January 3, 2022 // Research

Lael Brainard, Biden’s pick for Vice Chairman at the Federal Reserve, worked against both political parties to alleviate pressure on China for their currency manipulation while working for the Obama administration. Around that time, both Republican and Democrats expressed concern over China undervaluing its currency, which manipulates the markets, and went so far as to […]

Nepotism in Biden’s Appointment House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn Daughter to Federal Commission

Friday, October 1, 2021 // Research

Biden nominated the daughter of House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn to be the Federal Chairperson of the Southeast Crescent Regional Commission. Jennifer Clyburn Reed’s nomination to the post comes amidst allegations of nepotism from President Barack Obama’s former Director of the Office of Government Ethics. Many see Clyburn Reed’s appointment as payoff for Rep. Clyburn’s […]

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