Trump appoints Steven Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary

Steven Mnuchin was sworn in as the next treasury secretary in the Oval Office Monday night. President Donald Trump says that Mnuchin spent his entire career making money in the private sector and now will go to work for the American taxpayer. (Feb. 13)

The Senate on Monday confirmed Steven Mnuchin as treasury secretary in the Trump Administration.

confirming him over Democratic opposition by a vote of 53 to 47.

Mnuchin, an investor and Goldman Sachs alum who served as the Trump campaign's finance chairman during election season, was warmly received by Republicans after Trump tapped him to head the Treasury Department in November, US News & World Report said.

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