Ylan Q. Mui

Washington, D.C.

Ylan Q. Mui was a financial reporter at The Washington Post covering the Federal Reserve and the economy. She left The Post in January 2017.
Latest from Ylan Q. Mui

My husband took his paternity leave and now there’s a new dynamic in our family

Just a few months of gender-role reversal — Daddy at home, Mommy at work — taught us how much we both had been missing.

July 16, 2019

Nominee to head budget office defends support for cuts to Social Security, Medicare

In appearances before the Senate Budget and Homeland Security committees, Rep. Rick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) acknowledged that several of his key positions on spending and the national debt directly contradict Donald Trump’s campaign pledges and statements made by some of the president’s top advisers.

January 24, 2017

Budget nominee Mulvaney defends support for cuts to Social Security, Medicare

Appearing before Senate committees, the South Carolina Republican acknowledged that several of his key positions on spending and the national debt contradicted Trump’s campaign pledges.

January 24, 2017

Trump’s nominee to lead Commerce Department clears key Senate panel

The Senate commerce committee approved Ross’ nomination in a voice vote with no opposition.

January 24, 2017

Withdrawal from Trans-Pacific Partnership shifts U.S. role in world economy

As President Trump signals a turn inward, other nations are poised to seize more leverage.

January 23, 2017

President Trump signs order to withdraw from Trans-Pacific Partnership

In one of his first official actions, President Trump began recasting America’s role in the global economy Monday, canceling an agreement for a sweeping trade deal with Asia.

January 23, 2017

Trump to CEOs: Stay here, and I’ll wipe out 75 percent of regulations, fast-track factories

"All you have to do is stay. Don't leave. Don't fire your people in the United States,” Trump said.

January 23, 2017

Treasury pick emerges smiling from testy hearing

Steven Mnuchin pushes back against some questions from senators

January 19, 2017

Trump’s treasury nominee defends foreclosure practices, ties to offshore entities

Mnuchin: “I have been maligned as taking advantage of others’ hardships in order to earn a buck. Nothing could be further from the truth.”

January 19, 2017