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Mnuchin says he wasn't involved in suppressing Michael Cohen's suspicious activity reports

At a Senate hearing, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin mentioned he was not occupied with suppressing the suspicious job stories of Trump's private legal professional, Michael Cohen. Suspicious job stories on Cohen's bills from AT&T and Novartis had been released, and the leaker told The New Yorker that she or he did so because files weren't in the database that Treasury's Financial Crime Enforcement Network operates. "Let me first comment that I personally have not been involved in any of the procedures or anything associated with this," Mnuchin mentioned. "We do have the ability to suppress important information, and for different law enforcement reasons as you can appreciate, this is often done." He added that he was not commenting on whether it was or wasn't carried out in the case of Cohen's SAR. Treasury's inspector general is reviewing the leak, Mnuchin mentioned.