Mnuchin Dismisses ‘Nonsense’ by Wall Street Journal Accusing Him of Giving Pelosi ‘Half’ of What She Wants

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Sunday dismissed “nonsense” claims by The Wall Street Journal editorial board calling him “a Keynesian whose idea of compromise is half of whatever” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) wants.

“Mr. Secretary, there has been vocal criticism from Republicans about your negotiating saying, in essence, that you’re giving away the store,” Fox News’ Bret Baier observed in an interview with Mnuchin. “The president’s joked that he doesn’t know if you’re a Democrat or Republican.” He also recalled the Journal’s claim in its July editorial about Mnuchin, “Republicans in the age of Donald Trump don’t know what they stand for on economics.”

Mnuchin replied that his policy stemmed from the president. “Let me first say, I don’t
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