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Mnuchin, Wife Mocked After Posing With Money

Latest photo with $1 bills isn't doing them any favors

(Newser) - If Louise Linton hoped to avoid future criticism for her luxury lifestyle, well, better luck next year. While touring the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, DC, on Wednesday, the Scottish actress posed with her husband, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, while holding a sheet of new $1 bills. The... More »

Watchdog Finds 'Disconnnect' on Mnuchin's Flights

Rich Delmar says they were legal but poorly justified

(Newser) - "Just because something is legal doesn't make it right," White House budget chief Mick Mulvaney said when setting down new travel rules —and it was a line that a Treasury Department watchdog decided to include in his report on Steven Mnuchin's travel. In his review... More »

Mnuchin: Jet Request Was All About National Security

And he says as a New Yorker, he didn't care about eclipse

(Newser) - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday his request for use of a government plane for his European honeymoon earlier this summer was about national security and not his own personal convenience. Mnuchin said as a member of the president's National Security Council, he needed a secure communications link with... More »

Treasury Secretary Asked for Air Force Jet for Honeymoon

Steven Mnuchin's request was turned down

(Newser) - As a wealthy former Goldman Sachs banker, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is used to traveling in style—but his request for a government plane to take him and new wife Louise Linton on their European honeymoon was rejected. Officials tell ABC News that Mnuchin's office made a formal—and... More »

Mnuchin's Wife: Controversy Was Wake-Up Call for Me

Louise Linton again apologizes over 'patronizing' comments to critic

(Newser) - The wife of Treasury chief Steven Mnuchin has doubled down on her apology over a social media snub that saw her likened to Marie Antoinette. "I want to say I concede completely to the comments of my critics," Louise Linton tells Washington Life magazine. "It’s clear... More »

Treasury Secretary's Wife Reacts to Backlash Over Instagram Post

Louise Linton had gone after commenter who railed into her over luxury lifestyle

(Newser) - Louise Linton had her "let them eat cake" moment , but now she's eating crow. The Scottish actress and new wife of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin issued a short apology Tuesday after posting a picture of herself on Instagram disembarking from a military jet (she'd accompanied Mnuchin on... More »

Treasury Secretary's Wife Has a Marie Antoinette Moment

Louise Linton likes her labels

(Newser) - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin flew to Louisville, Ky., to push for changes to the tax code on Monday, and if that sounds like a potential opportunity to plug #valentinorockstudheels, well, you'd be surprised. Mnuchin's wife of two months , the Scottish actress Louise Linton, accompanied her husband on the... More »

Trump A-Listers Flock to Mnuchin Wedding

President attended, Mike Pence officiated at the Treasury secretary's big day

(Newser) - Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin tied the knot for the third time on Saturday, and he did so with scads of heavy-hitters from the Trump administration in the crowd—including the president himself, as well as Vice President Mike Pence, who officiated. The 54-year-old Mnuchin married 36-year-old Scottish-born actress Louise Linton,... More »

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