Mnuchin Tries To Bill Taxpayers For Honeymoon
Multimillionaire Steve Mnuchin wanted the government to foot the bill for his ballin’ Euro-trip honeymoon. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian, hosts of The Young Turks, discuss. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. http://www.tytnetwork.com/join
“Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin confirmed the ABC News report that he requested a military aircraft for his European honeymoon last month, but said it wasn’t a question of luxury for him and his wife.
“Effectively it was a portable office so I could be available and ultimately, we withdrew the request,” Mnuchin said, speaking at a conference sponsored by Politico on Thursday. “I’ve never asked the government to pay for my personal travel.”
Mnuchin said his office was concerned that he needed to have constant access to secure information and communication as he also sits on the president’s National Security Council.
“This had nothing to do with convenience,” he said. “This was purely about national security.””*
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