Trump to authorize, but not yet activate ‘very significant’ Turkey sanctions: Mnuchin | AFP

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says President Trump has given the Treasury Department “significant new sanctions authorities that can be targeted at any person associated with the government of Turkey.” SOUNDBITE

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Trump taps Malpass, World Bank critic, to lead it

President Donald Trump says Treasury Department official David Malpass is his choice to lead the World Bank. Malpass, a sharp critic of the 189-nation lending institution, was described by Trump as the “right person” for the job. (Feb. 6)

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