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Confirmation hearing for Yellen, Biden’s Treasury pick, set for next week

January 13, 2021 at 12:09 PM
Janet Yellen, President-elect Joe Biden’s pick for Treasury secretary, will testify before the Senate Finance Committee next week, the panel’s chairman, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), said on Tuesday. The confirmation hearing will be held on Jan. 19, his office said in a statement. Members will have the choice to attend the hearing in person or virtually. If confirmed, Yellen will succeed Steven Mnuchin, who played a key role in the negotiation of a phase-one trade deal with China that went...

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