Trump administration returns $3.4 million taken from ailing 9/11 FDNY program in error

WASHINGTON — The New York City Fire Department’s World Trade Center Treatment Program just got its pilfered millions back from the federal government — $3,363,931.72, to be exact.That news comes from a letter sent to Rep. Pete King, R-N.Y., from Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Wednesday night, finally ending a saga that began years ago with the federal government mysteriously docking payments meant to fund health care for firefighters and EMTs who got sick from serving at ground zero.Mnuchin wrote he was “very pleased to inform” King that the money was wired to the program’s bank account i…

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