Trump Team Grows Wary of Fannie-Freddie Fix Before 2020 Election

Bloomberg, July 12, 2019–Saleha Mohsin, Jennifer Jacobs, Austin Weinstein
The Trump administration is growing wary of taking bold steps toward freeing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from federal control before the 2020 election, said people familiar with the matter, in part because of the political risk of potentially upending the U.S. mortgage market.