Treasury Department Withheld Nearly $4 Million From 9/11 Fund

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Treasury Department Withheld Nearly $4 Million From 9/11 Fund
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin explained the situation in a letter to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.
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The Treasury Department has admitted to withholding millions of dollars meant to help first responders after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. 

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin explained the situation in a letter to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. He said the department withheld nearly $4 million from the fund because of other debts New York City owes the federal government.

The program provides free physical and mental health services to firefighters who responded to the 9/11 attacks. State and local officials are asking Mnuchin to restore funding to the program.

Contains footage from CNN.