Economy2 hours ago (Apr 20, 2021 03:30PM ET)
© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Adewale Adeyemo confirmation hearing to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -A top Treasury Department official met on Tuesday with 20 top bankers to discuss President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan and ways to use public-private partnerships to expand economic inclusion, the agency said in a statement.
U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo told 20 bank chief executives who are members of the nonpartisan Bank Policy Institute research group, that “now is the moment to reimagine and rebuild a new American economy” that rewards work, not wealth, and create a tax code that helps end “profit shifting and tax games.”
Adeyemo and the CEOs also discussed economic inclusion and ways to improve access to credit for low- and moderate-income communities, particularly with regard to mortgage finance as a p