Episode

12/1 David Dayen: The Housing Foreclosure Crisis Profiteers in Trump’s Cabinet

December 1, 2016

Journalist David Dayen, explains why Trump’s picks for Commerce and Treasury (Wilbur Ross and Steven Mnuchin) secretaries are both profiteers off of the housing crisis. Reverse mortgage schemes. Steve Mnuchin misery merchant. Wilbur Ross’s outsourcing career in private equity and how he profited from the foreclosure crisis. The Obama failure on the Foreclosure crisis and the rise of Trumpism. The irony of the Obama age. Trump’s Carrier deal and the Cure Bill.

On The Fun Half:  the future of the Democratic Party. Trump is savvy. Facebook and disinformation. Barney Frank burns Scalia.

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