Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast At a Capitol Hill hearing in January, as lawmakers were hounding him about the Trump administration's slow implementation of mandatory sanctions against Russia, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was backed into a corner. And he blurted out something he would come to regret—by accident, The Daily Beast has learned. "There will be sanctions that come out of this report," Mnuchin said—a surprise statement, because while Congress had ordered the department to create a report on Russian oligarchs, it didn't require that any sanctions be imposed based on it. Read more at The Daily... [Read More]
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