Burr Statement on the Confirmation of Treasury Secretary Mnuchin

WASHINGTON –Today, the Senate voted to confirm Steven Mnuchin to head the United States Department of Treasury. Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) released the following statement:

“As a member of the Finance committee, I had the opportunity to question Steve Mnuchin at his confirmation hearing and I am confident in his qualifications. I am also pleased that he has committed to cleaning up abuses at the IRS. Americans have been struggling under a stagnant economy for too long. The Treasury Secretary is an essential member of the President’s economic team and I look forward to working with him to get our economy back on track.”

Read more about Senator Burr’s plan to clean up the IRS here.