Harriet Tubman

Treasury Department watchdog will review delay of the Harriet Tubman $20 bill

Treasury Department watchdog will review delay of the Harriet Tubman $20 bill

A Treasury Department watchdog will review the delayed release of $20 bills featuring Harriet Tubman, according to a letter sent by the department’s acting inspector general to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.

In May, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin delayed plans to replace President Andrew Jackson’s likeness on the $20 with Tubman’s. He said the decision likely would not be considered until 2026, and therefore wouldn’t take effect until 2028. The agency was more concerned, Mnuchin said, about updating the $10 and $50 bill...

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