WASHINGTON – The Treasury Department is considering appealing to the Supreme Court to try to overturn a court decision that sided with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac investors, secretary steven mnuchin said Tuesday. Federal appeals court judges in New Orleans on Friday appeared to back claims by investors that Treasury’s "net worth sweep" is illegal.

Democrats were quick to criticize the plan, warning it could increase housing costs. Treasury holds warrants representing 80% of Fannie and Freddie’s common stock, as well as senior preferred stock.

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A group of investors opposed to the "sweep" of profits from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to the U.S. Treasury said Monday that recently unsealed court documents show the Obama administration has.

For Fannie and Freddie to hold on to their earnings, Treasury and FHFA would have to halt or revamp a controversial policy implemented in 2012 during the Obama administration, known as the net worth sweep, that requires the companies to send virtually all their profits to the Treasury.

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The judges also concluded that the structure of Fannie and Freddie’s regulator, the Federal Housing Finance Agency, is unconstitutional because of job protections for the agency’s director.

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The Supreme Court opted not to take a case about the profit sweep.The Obama white house argued that even though Fannie and Freddie have repaid more than the $188 billion the Treasury injected in capital through the profit sweep, the payments don’t compensate for the continued risk the public bears.

Investors have sued regulators multiple times seeking to end the sweep and gain access to the Fannie and Freddie’s profits. Those lawsuits have mostly been unsuccessful and this case, a full court review of a ruling of a three-judge panel, was seen as a last hope by many of the shareholders.

HOUSTON (CN) – Shareholders have sued the Department of the Treasury and the Federal Housing Finance Agency, claiming their $195 billion “net worth sweep” of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in. were.