Treasury chief Mnuchin: At times, a government shutdown could be ‘good’

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin testifies before the House Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee hearing on the Treasury Department’s budget on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Photo by Yuri Gripas/Reuters WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin agrees with President Donald Trump that there could be such a thing as a “good” government shutdown. Mnuchin told the Senate Budget Committee that “at times there could be a good shutdown,” though...

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