Tony Fratto

Type: Person
Name: Tony Fratto
Title: Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs
Organization: U.S. Department of the Treasury
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Tony Fratto
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Ex-Im Bank supporters eye early push for long-term renewal

WASHINGTON, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Backers of the U.S.Export-Import Bank may push again for a long-term extension ofits charter as early as November after a nine-month renewal leftthe bank's future undecided.Congress last week extended the export credit ... [Published Reuters UK - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-Im's Defenders Are Now Making Delusional Arguments

The arguments supporting Ex-Im reauthorization continue to quickly deteriorate: Now they’re claiming that ending Ex-Im would just eliminate all the exports it currently finances.In a recent blog post,  Tony Fratto throws centuries of economic wisdom out ... [Published National Review - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Correcting bad economics on the Export-Import Bank: Killing Ex-Im won't reduce exports by 2 percent

Export-Import Bank defenders deploy worthless numbers on job creation, bogus profit claims, empty...Export-Import Bank defenders deploy worthless numbers on job creation , bogus profit claims , empty scare tactics about how Boeing will die , and now, ... [Published Washington Examiner - Sep 17 2014]
Entities: killing, Tony Fratto, Bank
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Dems give business a thorny embrace

Democrats are offering a mixed message to the business community as they try to peel away support from the Republican Party.For months, Democrats have wooed the business community by touting their support for the expiring Export-Import Bank, an agency ... [Published The Hill - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

S&P up big due Obama: White House

Jason Furman, Council of Economic Advisers chairman discusses the overall health of the economic recovery.Making the White House case for an improving economy and business climate, Jason Furman, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, told CNBC ... [Published CNBC - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Republican lawmakers see U.S. Ex-Im extension despite pressure

WASHINGTON, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Conservative groups kept up the pressure on Thursday to shut down the U.S. Export-Import Bank, but the agency's supporters and many lawmakers expect Congress to approve a deal next week to extend its charter for nine more ... [Published CNBC - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

GW’s School of Media and Public Affairs Names 2014-15 Distinguished Fellows

FrattoBradley HagertyTony Fratto, a former deputy White House press secretary for President George W. Bush, and former NPR correspondent have been named George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA) 2014-15 fellows.Fratto currently ... [Published Media Bistro - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Buffett pulls rug out from Obama

WASHINGTON – Billionaire Warren Buffett was an ally of President Barack Obama during the 2008 presidential campaign and the force behind Obama’s “Buffett Rule,” designed to increase tax bills for the wealthiest Americans.Now, the second-richest man in ... [Published Journal-Gazette - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Video: Time to dethrone king dollar?

CNBC|   August 29, 2014Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies, and Jared Bernstein, CNBC contributor, discuss the U.S. dollar's role in getting the economy back on track.Share This ... [Published NBCNews.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Two Of The Most Influential Voices On The Export-Import Bank Fight Held A Fascinating Debate Last Night

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Two of the most influential voices on opposite sides of what's sure to be one of the biggest spitting matches in Congress this fall held a fascinating debate Thursday night that provided insight into the issue's future. The ... [Published Clusterstock - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Republicans Are Trying To Kill A Bank That's Been Around For 80 Years, And Big Business Is Freaking Out

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's stunning loss in his Republican primary introduced a number of potential unpredictable macroeconomic events into the 2014 calendar. But perhaps nothing stands to lose more than a bank that first came into existence ... [Published Clusterstock - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 2 reports

House Majority Leader-Elect Puts Export-Import Bank In Jeopardy

One of the first major acts of new House Majority Leader-elect Kevin McCarthy could very well be to kill the eight-decades-old Export-Import bank, which provides loans, loan guarantees and credit insurance to help foreigners purchase U.S. goods. More ... [Published TIME.com - Jun 24 2014]

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"all i know is, as we have spent time educating members about the businesses in their districts who use the ex-im bank, we have picked up, not lost, support" Fratto said

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U.S. Ex-Im Bank supporters eye early push for l... [Published Reuters UK - Sep 23 2014]
Ex-Im's Defenders Are Now Making Delusional Arg... [Published National Review - Sep 19 2014]
Correcting bad economics on the Export-Import B... [Published Washington Examiner - Sep 17 2014]
Dems give business a thorny embrace [Published The Hill - Sep 17 2014]
Politically Connected: Ties Link Embattled Gove... [Published Heritage Foundation - Sep 16 2014]
S&P up big due Obama: White House [Published CNBC - Sep 12 2014]
Republican lawmakers see U.S. Ex-Im extension d... [Published CNBC - Sep 12 2014]
GW’s School of Media and Public Affairs Names 2... [Published Media Bistro - Sep 03 2014]
Buffett pulls rug out from Obama [Published Journal-Gazette - Aug 31 2014]
Ex-Im's choices of winners, losers hurts overal... [Published State Journal - Aug 29 2014]
Video: Time to dethrone king dollar? [Published NBCNews.com - Aug 29 2014]
Corporate inversion debate flips again with War... [Published Omaha World-Herald - Aug 27 2014]
Two Of The Most Influential Voices On The Expor... [Published Clusterstock - Jul 25 2014]
Border Bill Emerging as Major Tea Party Versus ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 18 2014]
Republicans Are Trying To Kill A Bank That's Be... [Published Clusterstock - Jun 24 2014]
House Majority Leader-Elect Puts Export-Import ... [Published TIME.com - Jun 24 2014]
House Majority Leader-Elect Puts Export-Import ... [Published Swampland - Jun 24 2014]
Sherrod Brown's "Radical" Banking Ref... [Published Slate - David Weigel - May 12 2014]
Brown has eyes on banking gavel [Published Mansfield News Journal - May 10 2014]
Biography for Tony Fratto [Published Able2Act - Oct 03 2007]
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Two Of The Most Influential Voices On The Expor... [Published Clusterstock - Jul 25 2014]
WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Two of the most influential voices on opposite sides of what's sure to be one of the biggest spitting matches in Congress this fall held a fascinating debate Thursday night that provided insight into the issue's future. The ...
Border Bill Emerging as Major Tea Party Versus ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 18 2014]
A flurry of legislative activity to address the border crisis is emerging as a major showdown between Tea Partiers and establishment politicians. Conservatives want to take the fight directly to President Barack Obama, whose executive amnesty ...
Republicans Are Trying To Kill A Bank That's Be... [Published Clusterstock - Jun 24 2014]
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's stunning loss in his Republican primary introduced a number of potential unpredictable macroeconomic events into the 2014 calendar. But perhaps nothing stands to lose more than a bank that first came into existence ...
House Majority Leader-Elect Puts Export-Import ... [Published TIME.com - Jun 24 2014]
One of the first major acts of new House Majority Leader-elect Kevin McCarthy could very well be to kill the eight-decades-old Export-Import bank, which provides loans, loan guarantees and credit insurance to help foreigners purchase U.S. goods. More ...
House Majority Leader-Elect Puts Export-Import ... [Published Swampland - Jun 24 2014]
One of the first major acts of new House Majority Leader-elect Kevin McCarthy could very well be to kill the eight-decades-old Export-Import bank, which provides loans, loan guarantees and credit insurance to help foreigners purchase U.S. goods. More ...
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