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Posted Wednesday, Dec 9, 2020, 7:00 am by James Romoser

The Supreme Court will meet by telephone on Wednesday for the 2020 final oral argument Collins v. MnuchinIn, the judges will consider a lawsuit by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shareholders challenging a 2012 agreement between the Treasury Department and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (serving as Governor of Fannie and Freddie). Although the issues related to the 2012 agreement are technical, the case also raises a broader question about presidential authority: whether it is unconstitutional for Congress to restrict the president’s ability to remove the director of the FHFA. Earlier this year, at A similar situation About the removal provisions of the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Office, the court replied yes. Our preview from Collins v. Mnuchin is being Here.

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