Trump announces national finance chairman
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Steven Mnuchin will serve as Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump cites tax cuts over judges as having biggest impact of his presidency Trump cites tax cuts over judges as having biggest impact of his presidency Ocasio-Cortez claps back at Trump after he cites her in tweet rejecting impeachment MORE's national finance chairman, the campaign announced Thursday.

“Steven is a professional at the highest level with an extensive and very successful financial background," Trump said in a statement.


"He brings unprecedented experience and expertise to a fundraising operation that will benefit the Republican Party and ultimately defeat Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocrats' 2020 Achilles's heel: The Senate Democrats' 2020 Achilles's heel: The Senate House Intel Republican: 'Foolish' not to take info on opponent from foreign ally MORE.” 

Trump, now the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, has touted his primary campaign's self-funding but on Wednesday said he would not entirely self-fund his general election campaign, promising that he would create a “world-class finance organization” instead.

Mnuchin serves as chairman and CEO of Dune Capital Management LP, a private investment firm, and he is the chairman of Dune Entertainment Partners LLC.

He previously was a partner at Goldman Sachs and has a B.A. from Yale University.

Mnuchin has worked with Trump in the past on a business level and "brings his expertise in finance to what will be an extremely successful fundraising operation for the Republican Party," according to the news release.

“It’s a great privilege to be working with Mr. Trump to create a world class finance organization to support the campaign in the General Election," Mnuchin said in a statement.