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Janet Yellen Says There’s ‘No Truth’ to Reports of Her Leaving Office Soon

  • Treasury secretary speaks at conference in Washongton Tuesday
  • Yellen seen eager to keep working on priorities past November
Janet Yellen speaks during the Freedman's Bank Forum at the US Department of the Treasury in Washington, on Oct. 4.

Janet Yellen speaks during the Freedman's Bank Forum at the US Department of the Treasury in Washington, on Oct. 4.

Photographer: Yuri Gripas/Sipa/Bloomberg

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Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Tuesday dismissed speculation that she plans to depart from her post in the near future.

“There is no truth to that,” Yellen said at an event in Washington Tuesday when asked about reports that she may soon be leaving the Biden administration.