Steve Mnuchin

Steven Mnuchin Slams NFL Players Who Take A Knee: ‘They Can Do Free Speech On Their Own Time’

After President Trump made derogatory comments about Colin Kaepernick and rescinded Steph Curry’s invitation to visit the White House, NFL and NBA players everywhere (and even one from the MLB) kicked off games by taking a knee during the national anthem to support their brethren.<p>Trump, of course, …

Steven Mnuchin

Steve Mnuchin: NFL Players Don’t Have the ‘Right For Free Speech’ on the Playing Field

Minutes after the first NFL game of the day started, showing multiple players kneeling during the national anthem following President <b>Donald Trump’s</b> …

Steven Mnuchin

How Trump Bungled the Politics of Football

Colin Kaepernick’s protest during the national anthem is an event a more talented or personally disciplined racial demagogue than Donald Trump could …

Politics

Team Trump Forced to Defend His ‘Nutty’ NFL Tweets ... Again

Administration officials who were expecting to discuss North Korea or healthcare found themselves peppered yet again with questions about the president's social media habits.<p>On Sunday morning, senior officials in the Trump administration were strafing the Sunday political talk shows, forced to …

Donald Trump

NFL owners back players following Trump tweets

The owners of the Baltimore Ravens, the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots and other teams on Sunday joined a chorus of NFL executives criticizing President Donald Trump's suggestion that they fire players who kneel for the national anthem.<p>The statements, from Patriots owner Robert Kraft and …

NFL Owners

Trump administration officials play defense over backlash to his comments about NFL and NBA players

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on "This Week." ABC<p><b>On Friday, President Donald Trump called on NFL owners to fire players who kneel during the national anthem.</b><p><b>Players, owners, and star athletes from other sports defended their First Amendment rights on Saturday.</b><p><b>Trump continued his attacks through</b> …

Business

Mnuchin: NFL players ‘can do free speech on their own time’

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin defended President Trump's attacks on NFL players who kneel during the National Anthem on Sunday, saying members of …

Steven Mnuchin

As Trump continues his attacks, NFL players protest by kneeling or locking arms

Many players from the Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars knelt in protest during the national anthem before kickoff of their game in London on …

Jacksonville Jaguars

'This Is a Job': Secretary Mnuchin Says NFL Players 'Can Do Free Speech on Their Own Time' Insider

<b>Schumer Slams Trump at Globalist Festival: 'Statue of Liberty Is Our Symbol, Not That Damned Wall'</b><p><b>NFL In London: Ravens, Jaguars Stand for 'God Save the Queen', Kneel for 'Star-Spangled Banner'</b><p>Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said that, for NFL players, football is a "job" and that "they can do …

Steven Mnuchin

Mnuchin Defends Use of Military Plane, Says Needed Secure Line

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin defended the use of a military plane to make the short hop from New York to Washington in August, saying he needed …

Business

Trump will 'do everything' to avoid nuclear war with North Korea - Mnuchin

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Sunday said President Donald Trump wants to avoid nuclear war with North Korea and “will do everything we can” to avoid conflict.<p>“I can assure you the president’s number one priority is the safety of the American people and our …

North Korea

Trump Flack Literally Says NFL Players Have No Free Speech Rights at Work

Minutes after the Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars responded to Donald Trump's assault on free speech with a near-unanimous protest, Trump …

Donald Trump

Steven Mnuchin Bashes NFL Over Anthem Protests: 'Players Have the Right for Full Speech Off the Field'

U.S. Treasury secretary doubles down on Trump’s attacks on pro athletes — and Twitter is not happy<p>U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin joined …

Entertainment

Sen. Collins Has ‘Serious Reservations’ Over GOP’s Obamacare Repeal

Senator Susan Collins, R-Maine, announced on Sunday that it is “very difficult” for her to envision a scenario in which she would vote for the Graham-Cassidy health care bill, potentially driving a final stake into the heart of the GOP’s recent attempt at an Obamacare repeal.<p>The …

Health Care

Trump Wants Teams to Fire Players Who Kneel for Anthem; Expect Huge Legal Battle if They Try

President <b>Donald Trump</b> said in a speech Friday that it would be nice to see owners fire any “son of a bitch” who knelt during the national anthem. …

Crime

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Top White House officials have joined Trump’s three-day assault on NFL players. The attack started Friday night, when Trump called any player who …

Liberal View

The Homewreckers: How Trump Cronies Are Sabotaging the American Dream

Marcus Butler's childhood home in Los Angeles, California. (Photo: Stuart Palley for Reveal)<p>Marcus Butler stands outside his childhood home. It's a …

Liberal View

The Travails of Mad Max(ine)

Image via Flickr Creative Commons by majunznk https://www.flickr.com/photos/majunznk/<p>California Democratic Congressomething Maxine Waters has been …

Conservative View

Sunday shows preview: White House makes eleventh-hour push for ObamaCare repeal

The White House is making an eleventh-hour push to repeal and replace ObamaCare on the Sunday news shows this weekend ahead of the Senate's scheduled …

Steven Mnuchin

Seth Meyers Trashes 'Shameless' Republicans For 'Monstrous' Hypocrisy

The late-night host went after Republicans who want to slash Medicaid while jetting around on private flights.<p>“Late Night” host Seth Meyers called out members of the Republican Party on Thursday for rushing to pass yet another health care bill that would slash funding for Medicaid and not guarantee …

Seth Meyers

Freeloaders

Stories about expensive presidential vacationing appeal to very few people outside reporters and political hacks. For all our belief in equality, we …

Conservative View

The troubling numbers behind the Trump cabinet’s pricey trips

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price may have violated a federal policy that requires officials to use the cheapest travel options available by repeatedly taking chartered flights, the <i>Washington Post</i> reports. HHS’s inspector general is investigating the matter.<p>It’s just the latest …

U.S. Air Force

HHS investigating secretary's private jet travel

The inspector general's office at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services confirmed Friday it is investigating the private jet travel of the …

Government

HHS watchdog probing Tom Price's travel

The agency's inspector general has taken an interest in Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price's jet-setting habits

Government

A week of biblical proportions in the US

Hurricanes, earthquakes and talk of war.<p>You could be forgiven for looking over your shoulder for <b>locusts</b>.<p>And yes, the doomsdayers are out in force as …

Australian News

White House Watch: Trump Meets with Erdogan

<b>On his last day in New York for the United Nations General Assembly</b>, President Trump held his final bilateral meeting of the week with President …

Politics

DeVos travels on her own private plane, but pays for it

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Education Secretary Betsy DeVos uses her own private plane for work trips and pays for it herself, her office said Thursday.<p>Her office told CNN she has never requested the use of any government aircraft. The Associated Press first reported the arrangement.<p>DeVos is extremely …

Politics

Tom Price Flies Blind on Ethics

Who taught the health secretary it's OK to spend $25,000 for a 270-mile round-trip flight? Oh, right...<p>Under the lax ethical standards President Donald Trump brought to the White House, rampant conflicts of interest are treated with casual indifference. This disregard has sent a message to his …

Tom Price

Mnuchin on sanctions: Do business with U.S. or North Korea, "not both"

President Trump's executive order issuing new sanctions on North Korea sends a clear signal to foreign financial institutions that they can do …

North Korea

Where’s the line between milking company perks and abusing them?

One litmus test: Would you want your family to find out about it?<p>Government officials keep flying too close to the sun.<p>Health and Human Services …

Money