Steve Mnuchin

Steve Mnuchin Says the Darnedest Things

The Treasury secretary doesn't let credibility get in his way, especially on taxes.<p>The tax legislation that has passed the House and is working its way through the Senate "will pay for itself," Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin has said repeatedly over the past few months.<p>No serious analysis of the …

Steven Mnuchin

5 Reasons Why ‘The LEGO Batman Movie’ Deserves an Oscar Nomination

The best superhero movie of 2017 should be a shoo-in for a Best Animated Feature nomination, but there's no taking that for granted.<p>2017 has been an …

Award Shows

Non-partisan analysis: GOP tax plan would raise taxes on 50% of US

At a White House cabinet meeting yesterday, Donald Trump sounded an optimistic note about his party’s tax plans, declaring, “We’re going to give the …

Equality

US Slaps New Sanctions On Chinese, North Korean Trading Companies

As part of its ongoing effort to apply economic pressure to North Korea, the United States Treasury announced new sanctions against Chinese and North …

North Korea

Lawmakers call on Treasury to take tougher stance on Hamas in Qatar

A group of lawmakers on Monday called on Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to take a tougher stance on the terrorist group Hamas in Qatar.

Steven Mnuchin

H.R. McMaster reportedly thinks Trump is an “idiot” with the brain of a “kindergartner”

The national security adviser isn’t the only member of Trump’s war cabinet who seems to feel that way.<p>National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster unloaded on President Trump at a private dinner in July, according to an explosive new report in Buzzfeed, referring to his boss as an “idiot,” a “dope” and …

H. R. McMaster

Trump's science office is a ghost town

In its 41 years, the Office of Science and Technology Policy has never gone this long without a leader or official mandate

Trump Administration

The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: The Audacity of 'Dope'

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster reportedly mocked President Trump’s intelligence at a private dinner.<p>Today in 5 Lines<p>A second woman accused Minnesota Senator Al Franken of sexual misconduct, saying he inappropriately touched her during a photo op in 2010. President Trump re-designated North …

Politics

WATCH LIVE: White House holds press briefing

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is set to hold a press briefing on Monday as the Trump administration announced it was designating North Korea a state sponsor of terror.<p><i>This event is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m.</i><p>Members past and present of President Trump's inner circle

Donald Trump

Vitals

Good morning ... Hope you had a restful weekend. We'll be with you for the first part of this week, before taking a short break for …

Health Care

What you need to know on Wall Street today

<i>Welcome to Finance Insider, Business Insider's summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours. Sign up here to get the best of Business Insider delivered direct to your inbox.</i><p>While many stock bulls have for months focused on positive corporate fundamentals — most notably earnings growth — equities …

Business

Get a grip, W magazine: A 13-year-old actress is 'why TV is sexier'?!?

WTF MSM!? A 13-year-old makes the "sexier" list?<p>Posted November 20, 2017 01:48 PM by Rob Eno<p>Actress Millie Bobby Brown during the 2017 C2E2 Chicago …

Conservative View

Swamp Notes: Sino-American edition

A few evenings ago, I had dinner with the Chinese venture capitalist Kai-Fu Lee. He told me about an interesting dystopian sci-fi novel, Folding …

Eric Schmidt

Steve Mnuchin: 'I Didn't Realize' Viral Dollar Bill Photos Would Go Public

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin reflected on the way he and his wife became viral sensations after recently posing with photos of new dollar bills, …

Energy

Mixed signals sent on fate of tax bill's health provision

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of President Donald Trump's top economic advisers sent mixed signals Sunday on the fate of a health care provision in the Senate version of a $1.5 trillion measure to overhaul business and personal income taxes that is expected to be voted on after Thanksgiving.<p>The provision …

U.S. Politics

Trump administration officials use Sunday news shows to lie about GOP tax bills

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney appeared on Sunday news shows and lied about the effects …

Liberal View

The Week in Washington: An Amnesia Epidemic!

My dream ticket is lying in ashes at my ruby-slippered feet: The idea that Oprah Winfrey and Al Franken could be the winning combo for 2020, a notion I have bored people with at dinner parties over the past year, is now as faded as Roy Moore’s autograph in a 1977 yearbook. Sherrod Brown, anyone? …

Culture

White House Watch: Trump Twitter Can Still Shock You

<b>Donald Trump’s predictable unpredictability on Twitter</b> has gone from a frustration to a mere annoyance for Capitol Hill, his cabinet, and his White …

Politics

The Morning News: How to Get Out of the City's Bad Traffic During Turkey Week? Proof That Seattle's Housing Crisis Will Not Be Solved by Building More

<b>How To Get Out Of Seattle During Turkey Week Without Waiting and Suffering Forever?</b> In the dead of the night. This is what the WSDOT recommends. …

Seattle

Mnuchin: 'I don't know' if individual tax cuts will extend beyond 2025

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Sunday that permanent corporate tax cuts are necessary to spur economic growth before making individual tax …

Steven Mnuchin

Fallen angels and other short ideas as the market stumbles into the holidays - MarketWatch

It’s been a rough pre-holiday stretch for this bull market ... relatively speaking, anyway. The S&P 500 SPX, -0.26% and the Dow DJIA, -0.43% just …

Business

Conversation Piece, November 19, 2017

<i>Enjoy our Sunday series, Conversation Piece, a NUVO–curated digest of things on the Internet we think you’ll want to talk about.</i><b>Paper bag princesses.</b> …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Mnuchin On Comparison To Bond Villain: 'I Guess I Should Take That As A Compliment'

Sun, 11/19/2017

Liberal View

Who benefits? Mixed messages on the GOP tax plan

WASHINGTON — For months, the White House boasted the rich would not benefit from its tax plan. Now they're singing a different tune.<p>Depending on the moment, the president and top aides have described the Republican plans in two very different ways: as a reverse Robin Hood scheme that takes from the …

Politics

Bring back cursive in all public schools

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin put his signature on money in print, not cursive script, and the nation got a little chuckle.

Education

The inside story of the Mnuchin photo meme

Brian Stelter talks with AP photographer Jacquelyn Martin, who snapped a photo showing treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin and his wife posing with a sheet of new U.S. dollar bills. Martin says it was an ordinary assignment — until her photo went viral and became a meme.

Steven Mnuchin

Sunday morning talking heads

In a better world it’d be Al Franken and Roy Moore in the studio for this morning’s Sunday shows but neither one’s going anywhere near questions …

Conservative View

Sunday shows preview: GOP gears up for Senate tax reform push

Trump administration officials are set to appear on the Sunday show circuit this week to sell the GOP's tax plan as the push to overhaul the nation's …

U.S. Congress

The 20 Funniest Tweets From Women This Week

We could all use a laugh.<p>The ladies of Twitter never fail to brighten our days with their brilliant ― but succinct ― wisdom. Each week, HuffPost Women rounds up hilarious 140-character musings. For this week’s great tweets from women, scroll through the list below. Then visit our Funniest Tweets …

Women's News

While you weren’t looking: 5 things the Trump administration did this week that didn’t involve sex

This week’s news was rocked by a wave of new sexual misconduct allegations, starting with previously accused child molester and Alabama Senate …

Immigration