Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin discussed the possibility of 50- and even 100-year bonds on Thursday.
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Officials told Bloomberg that the proposal is a starting point.
“I don’t think the markets should be concerned,” Mnuchin said during a CNBC interview.
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Mnuchin, along with other members of President Trump's cabinet, met with congressional leaders on Capitol Hill this week to discuss the spending cap and debt ceiling.
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Mnuchin’s comments came hours after President Trump ordered retaliatory strikes after Iran shot down an unnamed U.S. surveillance drone, only to reverse course minutes before the attack was set to occur.