SteveMnuchin

  • The Latest: Trump defends US trade dealings with China

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-China trade talks (all times local): 8:45 a.m. President Donald Trump is defending his administration’s trade dealings with China a day after his Treasury secretary said the two countries were putting a trade war “on hold.” Trump tweeted Monday: “China has agreed to...
  • U.S. Won’t Impose Tariffs on China After Trade Talks, Mnuchin Says

    The Trump administration won’t impose tariffs on Chinese products for now, after the two nations made progress on trade issues during two days of talks, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said. “We’re putting the trade war on hold. So right now, we have agreed to put the tariffs on hold...
  • Trump wants China to cut US trade deficit by $200B by 2020

    BEIJING (AP) — The Trump administration is demanding that Beijing reduce America’s massive trade deficit with China by $200 billion by the end of 2020, striking an assertive stance in talks aimed at averting a trade war between the world’s two-largest economies. A U.S. official confirmed the authenticity of...
  • Jobs report; US-China talks; Buffett’s big weekend

    1. Jobs report: The US Labor Department will release the April jobs report at 8:30 a.m. ET. Last month’s report was underwhelming. The US economy added just 103,000 jobs in March, fewer than it had in previous months, and well below economist expectations. Economists polled by FactSet expect 190,000...
  • Secret Service interviews person over manure sent to Mnuchin

    The U.S. Secret Service says it has interviewed someone claiming responsibility for delivering a gift-wrapped package of horse manure addressed to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin. The box was found Saturday at the home of Mnuchin’s neighbor in the wealthy Bel Air neighborhood in Los Angeles. The LAPD bomb squad...
  • Trump’s $1.4 Trillion Tax Cut Is Entering Its Make-or-Break Week

    • Concerns over business income and deficit effects top agenda • Senate leaders plan to hold a floor vote as early as Thursday The $1.4 trillion item on President Donald Trump’s wish list – a package of tax cuts for businesses and individuals that he has said he wants...
  • Trump promises Americans ‘huge tax cut’ for Christmas

    WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump on Monday promised a tax overhaul by Christmas, even as a nonpartisan tax analysis group said the Senate package would leave half of taxpayers facing higher levies by 2027. Speaking before a Cabinet meeting, Trump said, “We’re going to give the American people a...
  • Steven Mnuchin’s wife strikes a pose with a sheet of money

    Louise Linton, the wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, looks thrilled that her husband’s signature made it onto the dollar bill. Linton and Mnuchin posed with sheets of new $1 bills on Wednesday at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, D.C. The notes are the first to...
  • Treasury Secretary’s flight to Kentucky being investigated

    The Treasury Department’s inspector general is looking into Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin’s use of a government plane last week to fly to Kentucky with his wife to view the solar eclipse. Counsel Rich Delmar told The Washington Post Thursday that the inspector general’s office is reviewing the circumstances of the...