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Trump not interested in holding debt ceiling increase 'hostage' to fund wall: Mnuchin

 Trump not interested in holding debt ceiling increase hostage to fund wall: Mnuchin

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told lawmakers on Tuesday that President Donald Trump is not interested in holding an increase of the debt ceiling as "hostage" in exchange for funding of a border wall with Mexico.

Mnuchin was speaking at a U.S. House Committee on Financial Services.

(Reporting by David Lawder; Writing by Chris Prentice; Editing by Phil Berlowitz)

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Updated Date: Apr 10, 2019 02:07:00 IST

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