Steve Mnuchin: 'This is a great time for people to explore America'

Sure. You’re not working right now anyway for some reason. Right? Hit the highways. Check out some roadside diners. Jump feet first into the Grand Canyon. Why the fuck not? I hear Amity Island is relatively shark-free this time of year. Talking Points Memo: During an interview with Fox Business Network host Maria Bartiromo on…

The Council to Reopen America: 6 rich white men and the president's daughter

I feel better already. The A-Team. pic.twitter.com/FIw2fKqgwR — Mark Horowitz (@MarkHorowitz) April 13, 2020 Let’s see, we’ve got Mark Meadows, reliable Trump flunky and the new acting White House chief of staff; Ivanka Trump, the pr*sident’s daughter and a noted exploiter of low-wage Chinese labor; Jared Kushner, the know-nothing fopdoodle Trump has entrusted with proving his…

Mnuchin: Unemployment rate could hit 20 percent

It might just be scaremongering to convince Republican lawmakers to get behind a stimulus package and bailouts for vulnerable industries, but even so, this is jarring. CNN: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin warned Republican senators Tuesday that the coronavirus pandemic could drive up US unemployment to 20%, a Republican Senate source told CNN. Mnuchin's comments came…

Mnuchin says doing business with foreigners is okay for Trump's family, but not Biden's

Steve Mental Munchkin was on State of the Union with Jake Tapper this morning when, out of nowhere, the feculent fumes of rank hypocrisy suddenly filled the studio. Attempting to defend Trump’s clearly impeachable attempt to strong-arm Ukraine’s president into investigating Joe Biden, Mnuchin swallowed hard and proceeded to tie himself into a series of soft, salty pretzels….

Steve Mnuchin wins prize for dumbest post-SOTU response … maybe ever

Josef Stalin, Mao Tse-tung, Ho Chi Minh, Dwight David Eisenhower. One of these kids is doing his own thing. Or maybe not, if you’re Treasury Secretary Steve Mental Munchkin. After Donald Trump told us in his State of the Bizarro Union speech that we’ll never be a socialist country (like that could happen, and like anyone…