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Trump picks loyalists for economic posts, Obamacare critic for cabinet

NEW YORK: US President-elect Donald Trump chose a former Goldman Sachs banker and a billionaire investor on Tuesday to steer economic policy in his administration and a fierce Obamacare critic to dismantle President Barack Obama's signature healthcare programmes. Republican Trump is expected to name Steven Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs partner and Hollywood financier, as his nominee for Treasury secretary, a source said, putting a Wall Street veteran in the top US economic Cabinet post. Mnuchin, who spent 17 years at…