Reed Votes No on Mnuchin

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. Senate voted 53-47 to confirm Steven T. Mnuchin for
U.S. Treasury Secretary. After the vote, U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI), a senior
member of the Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee who voted against the
nomination, stated:

«This was another irresponsible choice by President Trump and Republicans were
short-sighted to rubber stamp it. Mr. Mnuchin profited by exploiting a rigged
financial system at the expense of working families. His economic vision may be
good for special interests and the well-connected, but it puts the financial future
of middle-class families at risk. I will do everything I can to prevent the Trump
Administration from damaging our economy and bringing back predatory financial

Senator Reed speaks on the Senate floor statement opposing Mr. Mnuchin’s nomination.