Majority Leader McConnell’s Statement on Steven Mnuchin
‘His private sector expertise will be valuable as we begin to tackle these challenges and reverse the last eight years of economic heartache.’
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released the following statement after meeting with President-elect Trump’s intended nominee for Secretary of the Treasury, Steven Mnuchin:
“It is time to get serious about the problems families and businesses large and small across the nation face. Whether it is the urgent need for tax reform or wide-ranging regulatory relief, we will need someone like Steven working with both parties in Congress to make it happen. His private sector expertise will be valuable as we begin to tackle these challenges and reverse the last eight years of economic heartache."
Background: The Senate will consider nominations in a thorough and timely manner as it does its part to ensure a smooth transition between administrations. Additional details and scheduling announcements regarding confirmation hearings will be forthcoming from the committee of jurisdiction.
Related Issues: Economy, Nominations