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.
Also sued is Daniel H. Mudd, the former CEO of Fannie Mae who now runs Fortress Investment Group, which has assets of $43 billion.
The net cost to taxpayers of the Fannie Mae bailout is now $90.5 billion, down from $96.3 billion at the end of 2011.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the government-owned mortgage agencies, have been minting money and turning it over to Treasury.
Thanks in part to such improvements, Fannie Mae reported a massive $7.6 billion profit in the quarter.
He drew jaw-dropping guffaws when he claimed he was hired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for his perspective as a historian.
You've been implicated by some opponents as being responsible for the failures of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
The hypocrisy is breathtaking—the same members of Congress took huge contributions from AIG, Fannie Mae, and big banks.
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+)