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Trump's Fed Pick Bows Out of Contention

Stephen Moore withdraws name from consideration amid controversy

(Newser) - President Trump says his pick for the Federal Reserve board , conservative commentator Stephen Moore, has withdrawn from contention. The decision comes amid controversy over Moore's past writings about women, per the AP . Moore had lost crucial Republican support in the Senate, which would have to vote on a potential... More »

CNN Unearths Old Columns by Fed Pick Stephen Moore

His views about women are now under scrutiny, but he says these were 'spoof' pieces

(Newser) - One of President Trump's candidates for the Federal Reserve has a new media controversy, one he describes as "character assassination." CNN dug up several old columns written about 20 years ago by Stephen Moore for the conservative National Review. Provocative views about fiscal policy? Nope, Moore jokes... More »

Trump's Fed Pick Has Large Unpaid Tax Bill

IRS is pursuing Stephen Moore for $75K

(Newser) - President Trump's controversial choice for a seat on the Federal Reserve board doesn't have his own finances in order, according to court documents. A federal tax lien in Maryland says conservative commentator Stephen Moore, who owns a home in the state, owes $75,328 in taxes and penalties,... More »

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