Harriet Tubman

Mnuchin won't say if he wants Tubman on $20 bill

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is raising speculation that Harriet Tubman's future on the $20 bill could be in jeopardy.

In a CNBC interview, Mnuchin on Thursday avoided a direct answer when asked whether he supported the decision made by the Obama administration to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill with Tubman, the 19th century African-American abolitionist who was a leader in the Underground Railroad.

"People have been on the bills for a long period of time," he said. "This is something we'll consider. Right now, we have a lot more important issues to focus on."

During last year's campaign, Donald Trump praised Jackson, the nation's...

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