Senate Finance Committee Advances Mnuchin, Price Nominations

By Robert Schroeder Markets MarketWatch Pulse

The Senate Finance Committee advanced the nominations of Steven Mnuchin, Donald Trump's treasury secretary nominee, and Tom Price, his pick for health secretary, on Wednesday. The vote in committee came after Democrats boycotted a vote in protest, but Republicans then changed the rules for Democrats' absence not to matter. The two nominees must now be confirmed by the full Senate.

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