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Tag: Mick Mulvaney

  • Thursday, May 25th 2017 - 10:20 UTC

    Economists point out serious math errors in Trump's budget proposal

    “It appears to be the most egregious accounting error in a presidential budget in the nearly 40 years I have been tracking them,” wrote Larry Summers

    The White House has denied the president's budget proposal contains an “egregious” math error. Former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers pointed out the spending plan double-counts US$2trillion. But White House budget director Mick Mulvaney told reporters: “We stand by the numbers.”

  • Friday, April 21st 2017 - 10:08 UTC

    Trump administration plans to release major tax reform plan “very soon”

    Mnuchin said he has been working since “day one” with policymakers on Capitol Hill, including Senate Finance Chairman Kevin Brady and other panel members

    United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday the Trump administration plans to release a “major tax reform” plan “very soon”. While the secretary has more recently backed away from meeting his own August deadline, Mnuchin's comments on Thursday reinforced his own commitment to finalize an overhaul of U.S. tax policy in 2017.