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Mnuchin deletes tweet, suggests account was breached
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday suggested his Twitter account was breached after his account retweeted a post bashing General Motors.
"A retweet was posted last night on @stevenmnuchin1 by someone other than the Secretary or an individual with authorized access to his account," Mnuchin said Wednesday on Twitter.
"As such, the retweet is being deleted."
The tweet from a pro-Trump account read, "If GM doesn't want to keep their jobs in the United States, they should pay back the $11.2 billion bailout that was funded by the American taxpayer."
Mnuchin's retweet has since been deleted. Treasury is looking into whether the secretary's Twitter account was breached from outside the department, according to a spokesman for Mnuchin.
Updated at 12:36 p.m.