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Phoenix Business Journal: Trump Treasury Pick Mnuchin’s Confirmation Hearings Open Old Wounds From Last Real Estate Crash
A progressive group called Allied Progress sent 61,000 mailers critical of the Mnuchin pick to households in Arizona and Nevada.
NBC News: To Save Obamacare, Democrats are Looking for a Few Good Stories
“In this hyper-partisan political climate, people who have been directly impacted by a policy can break through the noise and connect with voters. I think it’s a tactic you’ll see employed consistently to fight the Trump Administration,” said Mike Czin, a spokesperson for Allied Progress, one of the groups behind the ad.
I Agree to See: Can This Woman Stop Steve Mnuchin?
In a last-ditch attempt to derail the nomination of Steve Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary, liberal groups Progressive Change Campaign Committee, Demand Progress Action and Allied Progress Action have a released a video featuring a woman who accuses Mnuchin and his bank of cruelly foreclosing on her house.
MSNBC’s Maddow Calls Ad Featuring Mnuchin Victim “Really Powerful”
The ad features a widow who was wrongly foreclosed on by Trump Treasury nominee Steven Mnuchin’s bank.
Forward: Widow Blasts Steve Mnuchin for Evicting Her From Home in Political Ad
Allied Progress has already aired commercials against the Mnuchin nomination, targeting voters in Arizona and Nevada, whose Republican senators Jeff Flake and Dean Heller could be decisive in the success of the appointment.
The New York Times: Most Americans See the Affluent and Corporations Gaining Power in Trump’s Washington
A coalition of liberal groups, including the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, Allied Progress Action and Demand Progress Action, will begin a television advertising campaign aimed at Steven Mnuchin, Mr. Trump’s pick to lead the Treasury, for his leadership of a Southern California bank known for its aggressive foreclosures.
American Banker: Dems Will Jab at Mnuchin, But Will They Land Any Punches?
Demand Progress, the Progressive Change Campaign Committee and Allied Progress Action are running ads featuring stories of borrowers who were foreclosed on by OneWest in the lead-up to Mnuchin’s hearing.
ValueWalk: Chorus Of Opposition To Mnuchin Growing
With Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin’s Senate confirmation hearing set for this Thursday, advocates for reining in the power of Wall Street are raising serious concerns based on Mnuchin’s history at Goldman Sachs and especially his aggressive foreclosure practices at the helm of OneWest Bank.
Huffington Post: Progressives Fight Trump Treasury Pick Using Tactics That Sunk Mitt Romney In 2012
A trio of progressive advocacy groups ― Allied Progress, the Progressive Change Campaign Committee and Demand Progress ― released a new ad on Wednesday urging voters to tell their senators to oppose Mnuchin because of his ties to the California bank OneWest, which he ran from 2009 to 2015.
Politico’s Morning Money: New Ads Target Mnuchin
The Progressive Change Campaign Committee along with Allied Progress Action and Demand Progress Action on Wednesday is going up with new ads targeting Treasury nominee Steven Mnuchin over his tenure at OneWest Bank. The ads will begin airing on MSNBC, CNN and FOX News, a day before Mnuchin’s hearing at Senate Finance and will run over 400 times in Nevada, Arizona, Iowa, and Washington, DC, according to the group.