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Treasury's Mnuchin declines to testify before House panel -chairman

Reuters | Updated: 18-01-2019 05:43 IST | Created: 18-01-2019 05:43 IST
Treasury's Mnuchin declines to testify before House panel -chairman
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has declined a request from the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee to testify next week on the partial government shutdown's impact on the upcoming tax-filing season, the panel's chairman said on Thursday.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)



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