Issa has announced a half-dozen investigations, from Fannie Mae to WikiLeaks.
The chart on page two of this report shows that, since the fourth quarter of 2008, Fannie Mae alone has drawn down $116.1 billion.
When it comes to the lending spree that sparked the financial crisis, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were followers, not leaders.
1948, from FNMA, acronym of "Federal National Mortgage Association," established 1938.
A publicly traded security backed by the Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA), established in 1938 (1948+)