NEW YORK — Freddie Mac on Friday disclosed that the government will seek $30 billion to $35 billion in additional funding from the U.S. Treasury to offset projected losses in its mortgage portfolio.

This would be the second time the mortgage finance giant has tapped the $100 billion credit line the Treasury established when the government took over Freddie and its sibling, Fannie Mae, last September.

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