Lael Brainard has been mentioned as Treasury secretary or a trade representative, although there are reports that pocohontas may try to block her appointemtJanet Yellen was forced to fend off new questions about the Federal Reserve’s political independence on Tuesday as a Republican lawmaker asked her if one of the central bank’s governors was too close to Hillary Clinton’s campaign.
The Fed chair was challenged by Scott Garrett, a Republican from New Jersey, over donations that Fed governor Lael Brainard has made to the Clinton campaign and over unconfirmed media reports that Ms Brainard is a contender for a senior job in a potential Clinton administration.
She previously served in both the BJ Clinton and Obama administrations
a couple of weeks ago,
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she said rates were staying low