A Circuit Court filed in Maryland shows that the US government has won a judgment against Moore, a former Trump election consultant and now a Conservative Heritage Foundation scholar, for a $ 75,328.80 tax lien , The January 2018 submission states that 2014 would be unpaid taxes, penalties, interest and other costs.
Moore asked his wife Anne Carey about the tax debt, while the couple owed about $ 30,000 from the Internal Revenue Service. CNN has contacted Carey for more details.
Matthew Leas, a spokesman for the Internal Revenue Service, the country's state tax collector, declined to comment that the United States data protection laws are specified. A White House spokesman could not be reached immediately for a comment.
On Friday, Trump announced that he would nominate Moore for a sixth place in the Fed Board. The White House must officially hand over its name to the Senate, where it must be confirmed.
Trump's decision for Moore, in light of his often colorful views of the Fed and his close relationship with the President who has done so, has already cast eyebrows broken with precedent and directly criticized the Fed's recent rate hikes.
"Everyone would now admit that what they did in December with the rate hike – it was a very significant step failure," Moore said.
The Fed has long been able to remain independent of political slumps. More recently, Powell and other members of the Fed have kept him from addressing political attacks by Trump, who called his Fed chairmen "crazy" and "loco" to raise interest rates four times in 2018. Instead, Powell has often pushed the issue into the background to uphold the independence of the Fed and affirm the message that politics works in the best interest of the country.
Members of the Fed's seven-member body are usually economists, financial industry executives and banking regulators. Moore is a former editorial member of the Wall Street Journal and anti-tax activist.
He was also an analyst for CNN, though a spokesman said last week that the relationship had ended.