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Mnuchin expects Fannie, Freddie to keep paying dividends
5/19/2017

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin expects Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to continue making dividend payments to the Treasury Department despite comments from Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt that he may suspend them to allow the housing giants to retain enough capital to operate safely. The firm's zero-capital targets were intended to force Congress to take action on housing reform.

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