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BESS LEVIN – FORECLOSING ON A 90-YEAR-OLD WOMAN OVER 27 CENTS AND OTHER HEARTWARMING TALES FROM STEVEN MNUCHIN’S DAYS AT ONEWEST

Since it was announced Tuesday evening that Donald Trump will nominate Steven Mnuchin for Treasury secretary, a lot of time has been spent focusing on the 17 years Mnuchin worked at Goldman Sachs and whether it should disqualify him for the job. And while some might argue that having Goldman Sachs on your résumé helps qualify a person for this sort of position, the fact that the president-elect spent much of his campaign telling Americans not to vote for Hillary Clinton, in part, because she is “owned” by the bank (not to mention running an ad demonizing C.E.O. Lloyd Blankfein as part of a sinister “global power structure”) makes his decision to give multiple people from the firm—including, maybe, its No. 2 employee—top positions in his administration somewhat hypocritical.

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