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Yellen received $800G from hedge fund in Gamestop controversy; WH doesn’t commit to recusal

Sam Dorman
FoxNews

January 28, 2021

Newly-confirmed Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen received around $810,000 in speaking fees from the hedge fund that bailed out one of the primary losers in the recent Gamestopfrenzy.

Yellen’s financial disclosure shows her making $337,500 for multiple days in Oct. of 2020 from Citadel. She similarly banked $292,500 in October of 2019 and $180,000 in December of that year.

The Senate confirmed Yellen on Monday, making her the first female secretary of the department. She previously chaired the Federal Reserve after an appointment by former President Obama.

Both Citadel and Point72 infused almost $3 billion into Melvin Capital, which saw massive losses after betting against the video game retailer Gamestop. The White House said on Wednesday that Yellen was monitoring the situation.

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How Do Biden’s Policies Contrast With Trump’s

NTD
January 21, 2021


Trump has spoken about opening the economy and tapping into the nation’s energy resources. Whereas Biden mentioned we are heading toward a “dark winter” and said he expects to rejoin the Paris Agreement.

02:25 Religious Liberty Under Biden
How will the Biden administration handle issues of religious liberty? Legal defense lawyers discuss their hopes and concerns.

05:14 Chinese Communist Party Sanctions Trump Officials
The Chinese Regime imposes new sanctions on Trump administration officials. That includes former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, an outspoken critic of the regime’s human rights violations.

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