How “Tricky Dick” Nixon and Mitt Romney’s Dad Expanded Fannie Mae’s Footprint

James R. Hagerty, Wall Street Journal Adapted from “The Fateful History of Fannie Mae,” by James R. Hagerty, published Sept. 4 by History Press. This is the third of four blog posts based on the book. In a maneuver to get Fannie Mae’s debt off the government’s books, President Lyndon Johnson in 1968 signed legislation transforming the […]