Tag : Treasury Department

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Tough Sanctions, Then a Mysterious Last-Minute Turnabout

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WASHINGTON — In early December, an Israeli billionaire named Dan Gertler made an unusual request to the Treasury Department. A mining magnate who had been...
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Comparing Biden and Trump’s Cabinet Picks

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WASHINGTON — Among the most urgent tasks a new president faces is assembling a core group of advisers to serve in the cabinet. Donald J....
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Cabinet Picks: Comparing Biden and Trump’s First Teams

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WASHINGTON — Among the most urgent tasks a new president faces is assembling a core group of advisers to serve in the cabinet. Donald J....
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Trump Administration Quietly Eased Sanctions on Israeli Billionaire

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Mr. Gertler was found to have used his friendship with Mr. Kabila to act as a middleman for mining sales in Congo, requiring other companies...