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Treasury's Mnuchin backs U.S. Senate bank bill: Bloomberg TV

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday passage of a Senate bill to ease rules on banks would be "a big step in the right direction."

"We're looking forward to hopefully the new Dodd-Frank bill passing on a bipartisan basis. I think that's a big step in the right direction for community banks, regional banks being able to grow," Mnuchin said in an interview with Bloomberg TV.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)