Senate has confirmed Moshe (Mitchell) Silk as Assisatant Secretary of Treasury today, months after being nominated to the position by President Donald Trump.
Silk, a Nadvorna chassid from Boro Park, spent decades as a lawyer specializing before joining the Treasury Department’s Office of International Affairs in 2017. He was the head of the Office of Investment, Energy and Infrastructure.
In July 2019, he became the acting Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for International Markets. On September 19, 2019, President Trump formally nominated Silk to be Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for International Markets and Development. The United States Senate confirmed his nomination by voice vote earlier today.