Former US Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen speaks during a Cabinet announcement event at The Queen theatre in Delaware in December. Photo: AFP Former US Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen speaks during a Cabinet announcement event at The Queen theatre in Delaware in December. Photo: AFP
Former US Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen speaks during a Cabinet announcement event at The Queen theatre in Delaware in December. Photo: AFP
Joe Biden

Janet Yellen confirmed as first woman US Treasury secretary

  • The former Federal Reserve chair is the third member of Biden’s Cabinet to win confirmation
  • She is expected to play a key role in getting lawmakers to approve the president’s US$1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, which faces Republican opposition

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Former US Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen speaks during a Cabinet announcement event at The Queen theatre in Delaware in December. Photo: AFP Former US Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen speaks during a Cabinet announcement event at The Queen theatre in Delaware in December. Photo: AFP
Former US Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen speaks during a Cabinet announcement event at The Queen theatre in Delaware in December. Photo: AFP
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