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Donald Trump's Treasury pick targets taxes, trade reforms

Trump's nominee for leading the US Treasury, Steven Mnuchin, outlined the President-elect's economic agenda

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President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead the US Treasury, Steven Mnuchin, said on Wednesday the administration would make tax reform and trade pact overhauls top priorities as they seek a sustained pace of 3 per cent to 4 per cent economic growth. Mnuchin also signaled a desire to remove US mortgage-finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from government ownership, a move that could have wide-ranging ramifications for how Americans pay for their homes. The one-time Goldman Sachs banker, together with Wilbur Ross, Trump’s nominee for commerce secretary, ...

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