WASHINGTON — As President-elect Donald Trump publicly weighed his choices for Treasury secretary, several names floated were well known to the banking industry, and would have taken the job with a host of clear priorities and positions.

But the choice of campaign finance chief Steven Mnuchin is not in that category, and — much like the president he wants to serve — he represents something of a question mark when it comes to his agenda.

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