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Supporters of republican presidential candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney stand next to a national debt clock during a rally at Exeter High School on January 8, 2012 in Exeter, New Hampshire.

The US national debt just topped $22 trillion for the first time in history

The increase in national-debt accumulation has been caused by the GOP tax law's cut to revenues and the bipartisan budget deal's increased spending.
President Donald Trump praised the money the Treasury is collecting from tariffs, but forgot to mention that Americans are the ones footing the bill.

Trump says the Treasury is taking in ‘MANY billions of dollars’ from the tariffs on China. The only problem is that US companies are payin...

President Donald Trump praised the billions of dollars in tariff revenue from the China trade war, but omitted that American businesses are paying the costs.
Steven Mnuchin is sworn in as Treasury Secretary for the Trump Administration in 2017.

‘If he’s so good, why is this happening’: Trump reportedly blames Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin for recommending Jerome Powell a...

Trump reportedly blamed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin for recommending Fed Chairman Jerome Powell to him.
Paul Ryan speaks in front of the campaign's "national debt clock" in Dover, New Hampshire.

The US will issue over $1.3 trillion in new debt in 2018, the highest amount since the depths of the recession

The amount of debt that the US government will issue in 2018 is projected to be $1.34 trillion, a 146% increase from 2017 and the highest since 2010.

Senior Treasury Department employee charged with leaking to media about suspicious financial activity reports on Manafort and Gates

A senior advisor for the Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) was charged Wednesday with leaking suspicious financial activity reports related to President Donald Trump's former campaign advisers, Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, as well as the Russian Embassy.

Democrats will be able to make Trump’s tax returns public if they take back Congress. Here’s how.

Taking back the House would allow Democrats, using their newfound control of the Ways and Means Committee, to review the tax returns and decide whether or not to release them.
Michael Cohen.

The Treasury Department’s top watchdog said the agency didn’t zap Michael Cohen’s sensitive financial records

A Treasury Department inspector general report claimed that the leaked sensitive financial records related to some of President Donald Trump's former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen's business dealings were handled properly by the agency, ABC News reported.
Michael Cohen.

Top Democratic senator accuses Treasury Department of stonewalling his demands for Michael Cohen’s banking records

The ranking Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee is accusing the Treasury Department of refusing to provide documents and information related to President Donald Trump's longtime lawyer Michael Cohen and his relationship with the Swiss drug company Novartis.
Michael Cohen.

Top watchdog calls for a Treasury Department inspector general investigation into missing Michael Cohen documents

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, a top government watchdog group, called for an investigation Thursday into the reportedly missing Treasury Department documents related to President Donald Trump's longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen.
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin racked up more than $1 million in airfare between March and October 2017.

Steve Mnuchin suggested he was too cool to watch the eclipse — but a new photo shows him eating it up

A newly released photo shows Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin watching the 2017 solar eclipse after he previously said he didn't "have any interest in watching the eclipse." He came under fire for using taxpayer money to fly to Kentucky that day, near the eclipse's path of totality.