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Author Archives: Phil Banker

Phil Banker began his career in journalism after graduating from the University of North Texas. He has covered a number of communities across Texas and southern Oklahoma, writing news and sports for publications including the Ardmoreite, Ennis Daily News and the Plano Star-Courier. He is currently a staff writer for the MReport.

GOP Suspends Rules, Advances Mnuchin Vote

Despite an ongoing boycott by Senate Democrats, the GOP members of the Senate Finance Committee used a parliamentary rule to advance the confirmation of Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin to a full Senate vote on Wednesday.

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CitiMortgage Accelerates Close of Mortgage Servicing Business

The move represents the company’s “increasing focus on retail banking customers,” Director of Citi Public Affairs Mark Rodgers told MReport. As the release notes, all loans sold to New Residential in the agreement were third-party loans, and CitiMortgage plans to maintain its focus on all loans which originated within the firm’s retail banking unit.

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