Hoeven Statement on Confirmation of Steven Mnuchin as Secretary of the Treasury

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate confirmed Steven Mnuchin as Secretary of the U.S. Treasury:

“With decades of experience in the financial sector, Steven Mnuchin has the necessary experience and skills to helm the Treasury Department and effectively manage the nation’s fiscal affairs,” Hoeven said. “Further, during his testimony before the Senate Finance Committee, Secretary Mnuchin pledged to ‘make America the best place for companies to do business.’ He is committed to reducing the regulatory burden and advancing comprehensive tax reform. This means a fairer and simpler tax code, lower tax rates for families and businesses and a competitive edge for our country in international markets.”