Steven Mnuchin, Trump’s treasury secretary, is hurtling toward his first fiasco

Shortly before he was sworn in as treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin spoke with his predecessor to get some advice. Pay attention to the debt problems in Puerto Rico, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew warned Mnuchin, and remember that China’s currency issues are more complex than the incoming president, Donald Trump, had suggested during the campaign, according to two people briefed on the exchange who spoke on the condition of anonymity to reveal private discussions.

Source: Steven Mnuchin, Trump’s treasury secretary, is hurtling toward his first fiasco

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