Former Goldman Sachs banker, Steven Mnuchin has been sworn in as President Trump’s Treasury secretary.
It comes after the Senate approved him in a party-line vote 53 to 48.
Mnuchin will now be the administration’s top official on financial regulation and economic diplomacy.
His hardest job will be managing a sprawling tax reform effort with Congress that seeks to slash business tax rates and enact a new border tax adjustment system aimed at boosting US exports.
As one of America's foremost business leaders and economic experts, Steven Mnuchin will serve America well as
USTreasury</a> Secretary. <a href="https://t.co/ZH1sw71i2K">pic.twitter.com/ZH1sw71i2K</a></p>— Vice President Pence (VP) February 14, 2017
Another day, another questionable Trump nominee. Mr. Mnuchin’s answers to basic questions are at war with facts.https://t.co/PmFsOxJT6G— Senator Bob Casey (@SenBobCasey) February 13, 2017