Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin: Greta Thunberg Should Study ‘Economics in College’ And Then ‘Come Back’

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U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin told 17-year-old climate change awareness activist Greta Thunberg to “come back” after “she studies economics in college,” Thursday.

According to the Guardian, after being asked about Thunberg at Davos, Mnuchin “pretended not to know who Thunberg was,” asking, “Is she the chief economist? Who is she, I’m confused.”

The Secretary of the Treasury then told reporters, “After she goes and studies economics in college she can come back and explain that to us.”

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