Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Discusses Taxes, Jobs, Wages and Growth…

On the six-month anniversary of the tax cut/tax reform legislation passage, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sits down with Maria Bartiromo to discuss the current status of all MAGAnomic initiatives.

Tomorrow is also the last day of the second quarter (April, May June), and today is the last business day of Fiscal Year 2018 third quarter (fiscal years start Oct. 1st).

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Segment two below. Ivanka Trump joins Secretary Mnuchin to discuss results.

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In segment three. NEC Chairman Larry Kudlow joins Secretary Mnuchin.

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52 Responses to Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Discusses Taxes, Jobs, Wages and Growth…

  1. pgroup says:

    These wolverines and badgers that DJT has assembled just keep getting more powerful and effective. There are no limits on this rocket ride.

    Liked by 15 people

  2. Gil says:

    Looks like Can/Mex is trying to work some NAFTA scare tactics.

    Is GM looking to become the next Harley-Davidson? Because with its latest statement, the company appears to be trying to provoke an angry Trump tweet.

    Just a week after revealing that it would build the new Chevy Blazer in Mexico, the company said Friday that it could reduce US jobs if the US imposes tariffs on auto imports. 

    Trump famously threatened to impose a 20% tariff on cars and other automobiles imported from the EU after the trade bloc unveiled retaliatory tariffs on $3.2 billion of US goods.

    https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-06-29/gm-warns-auto-tariffs-would-kill-jobs-lead-smaller-company

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    • ibobland08 says:

      GM will be a smaller company regardless because their products are terrible.

      Liked by 17 people

      • They are welcome to insult and try to sabotage MAGA. It won’t end well for them. Capitalism will provide an alternative.

        Liked by 14 people

        • fleporeblog says:

          Another MORONIC Corporation that is trying to scare the American people. Here is the damn reality for GM, Harley, Canada, Mexico, China, EU, Japan etc.

          Our President is truly sitting on a Royal Flush while the rest of the World and the RINOs, CoC, Globalist, MSM etc. are stuck with an Ace High. They can bluff, scream, cry, yell and curse all they want but in the end PDJT is going to win!

          How can you fight or argue with the concept of reciprocal trade. The hypocrisy is actually very amusing. Our President has been talking about reciprocal trade for over a year. Americans absolutely understand the concept and a vast majority agree with it. If you are going to have tremendous tariffs on our goods, we are going to place the same on yours. What is fair is fair. You reduce your tariffs to zero and we will reduce ours to zero. The ultimate choice is on each and every country.

          That is the beauty of it. We are doing to them what they are doing to us. I absolutely love it! The longer you wait, the less access you will have and it won’t matter if you don’t take our goods because we will be swimming in all the winning!

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      • lokiscout says:

        LOL! Let me guess a Ford owner! 😉
        I have owned and driven models from all the “Big Three” over the past 60 years along with a couple of Volvos (before Ford mucked with them) and my retirement car is a Chevy Malibu. Yeah had a Vega (Barf) I was young and the Wife liked it, a Beretta (double barf) again Wife’s car and a Buick Century (Lemon). But the 283 Biscayne, S15 Pickup and two Malibus were/are work horses.

        Not arguing just sticking up for my “Chivvies”. Auh, my son drives a Ford Max and thinks it’s the greatest thing since “canned beer”! Where did I go wrong!

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        • Alonzo says:

          Owned 4 of their Corvettes and was never disappointed. The newer models are the biggest bang for the buck, for any Sports Car in the world. $125k can get you a true Supercar.

          Liked by 1 person

          • lokiscout says:

            Oh you are dangerous! You just reminded me of my all time favorite car: ’65 Chevelle, 396 Big Block, close ratio 4-speed and high speed rear end and the biggest set of “street slicks” that would fit in the rear fender wells to keep it from “fishtailing” leaving a light and easy on the clutch! Oh yeah 2 progressive 4 barrels to feed the beast.

            Add one young sailor! What a Bad A chick magnet! NAS Moffett Field, CA 1965.

            Great Great memories! Now you know why “Grandpa’s” Retirement car is a Malibu!

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        • Funny. My first car was a 1956 Chevy Belair two door. My parents bought it off the showroom floor for $2800. At 16 it made the world a fun place.

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      • Carrie2 says:

        iboblando8, frankly I have driven chevys, Fords, Buicks, you name it and I will stick with my American made Toyota and without union interference. The once big 3 are no longer big and to threaten Trump will only make them even less of value.

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      • Benjamin Dover says:

        Having purchased a 1982 Chevy Blazer new, and having nothing but problems with it, I gave up on GM products and vowed never to purchase another GM product again. My resolve was cemented by Obama’s GM bailout. My father, who served in WWII refused to buy Japanese autos because of their betrayals at the start of the war. GM’s betrayal of its bond holders and other secured creditors was equally odious.

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    • Beenthere says:

      Don’t forget GM almost went belly up in 2008-2009. Obama’s govn’t took control of GM through various debt-swapping & other financial transactions. That’s why GM is now called Government Motors. BTW Obama put his ilk in exec positions over there too & I bet they are still there too.

      Don’t feel bad for GM. The economy is doing so well (except in CT) that any displaced worker will be able to find a good job soon after.

      Liked by 12 people

    • jrapdx says:

      Seems BM is taking the route of some countries who are assuming PT is bluffing, and that he’ll back down in the face of threats. Based on prior observation seems very clear PT is not bluffing but merely telling what his plans are, what he’s going to do. Too bad GM is underestimating PT’s resolve, but then again underestimating the President has been a trend among his opponents since he announced his run for the Presidency, they never learn, do they?

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      • jrapdx says:

        Ha! I wrote BM not GM. Probably what I was thinking of GM’s position though, “BM” might describe the company even better.

        Liked by 7 people

        • litlbit2 says:

          Go in my opinion has made some terrible bad decisions since 2000. Why would any American think they are now smarter?
          My advice for the GM smart people, look along the tracks of the Trump Train. It has run over many spouting the status quo of all things against the folks and the workers of the USA.
          GM sales as all auto manufacturers will be down going forward, as all have sold into next years buyers. Add to that if GM thinks their Blazers can excel climbing the new border wall better than those built here……good luck! Might think Cuban buyers, would limit the uphill push.

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          • jrapdx says:

            They are being foolish, but I’m thinking some globalist elements must be pulling those strings. In any case, it’s not too bright to ignore the warnings of the Trump team, they’re not fooling around, mean what they say. If any doubt, ask China, Canada, Iran, etc.

            Liked by 5 people

    • jbrickley says:

      The new Chevy Blazer is yet another small crossover SUV. It looks like all the rest of them and there are 13 models of that class from every manufacturer. I doubt it will sell well as a result.

      Liked by 3 people

    • Dennis Leonard says:

      You should do yourself a favor and stay away from Zerohedge,they have become just like Drudge.I used to read them and noticed the change.They also have a little popup saying you are using a adblocker and you have to demise it.tell you something,click bait and ad revenue.

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    • lokiscout says:

      Companies are going to do what they have to do to survive and maximize their market share. Greed and profit are not 4 letter words! Tariffs are taxes and will force those with significant markets overseas to consider manufacturing for those markets on the other side of the tariff wall or lose those markets. GM and Ford has a long history of producing cars in Britain and Germany (taylored for those markets) because these markets were more interested in smaller more fuel efficient cars due to much higher cost of gasoline and diesel.

      What you are seeing is the dust settling around the present political climate. Tariffs are the President’s chief tool to bring sanity to a Global Market that has grown used to American largess since instituted post WWII. In post war Europe and Japan they needed a hand to establish a capital economy. After 70+ years they will have to learn to stand on their own like kids learning to support themselves.

      If the tariffs persist you will see a lot of repositioning of manufacturing both into and out of this Country. I don’t think the tariffs will persist and there will eventually be a leveling out but the ideal tariff free world economy is probably unobtainable also. Remember “You can’t always get what you want but if you try you may get what you need.” If our leadership had been economically savvy enough or listened to the likes of Donald Trump or Wilbur Ross over the years we wouldn’t be in this fix. They weren’t and didn’t so President Trump is forced to take take some big whaks with the big ax and let the chips fall.

      I am an old Engineer and “Worst Case Analysis” is how I think! And I think I have used may too many bits in this overly verbose response! I hate run on posts! Sorry!

      Gotta learn to be more “pithy”! Word for the day “Pithy”!

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      • Great points, lokiscout.

        President Trump’s end game … beyond Reciprocal Trade without the Barriers & Tariffs:
        • Remove the EU’s American Trade-Surplus Piggybank
        • Accelerate the EU’s epiphany that their Socialism has “Run Out of Other Peoples’ Money”
        • Force the EU to fund whatever level of Citizen Benefits their economic environment can support.

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        • lokiscout says:

          Good luck to us all and Godspeed President Trump!

          Now if we can avoid a “Kinder Gentler” follow on in 2024. Jack Kemp should have followed Reagan and I believe Mike Pompeo is currently the best choice to cement the Trump achievements and legacy in 2024.

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          • 100% agree on Mike Pompeo!

            And he’s only beginning to warm up in his new role.

            Liked by 1 person

            • lokiscout says:

              Love those “late bloomers”! Or in his case late to get noticed bloomers. Six years to build credibility or disappoint whichever the case maybe. Got an impressive start and if he adds “Negotiated denuclearization of NoKo” to the resume it will be shades of 1952 and “We like Ike” all over again.

              I am watching him!

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  3. Publius2016 says:

    Wow! Great Team of Patriots! No time for Fake News Media either.

    Liked by 6 people

    • Dekester says:

      We have our Business show on T.V. at the moment. Freeland more or less told us that we Canadians are going to kick ass at the renewed NAFTA talks, right after the Mexican elections.
      Freeland stated that Americans have been sending her letters, saying that things will be back to normal soon, and she has been encouraged by this.

      Freeland is just another imbecile.

      It was on our BNN business challenge ( now owned by Bloomberg.)

      Liked by 9 people

      • FL_GUY says:

        You can tell they are from San Fran Nan and Mad Max Waters because they are in crayon.

        Liked by 3 people

      • lokiscout says:

        Good luck, Dexter, in next year’s Federal Elections. I know how you feel we went through it for 8 years and to some extent for the past 30.

        Liked by 5 people

      • fleporeblog says:

        Dekester my Canadian brother, please do me a favor and share this with Ms. Freeland.

        We have already won with NAFTA. The rest is all theater being played out by our President and his Killers!

        https://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-nafta/nafta-talks-enter-critical-week-with-u-s-still-pushing-hard-line-idUSKBN1I80BK?utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=5af07f2204d30118fea2d7c8&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter

        From the article linked above:

        Guajardo earlier told El Heraldo newspaper that if a deal could not be reached, “we would be operating what some analysts have called ‘Zombie NAFTA’ … (one) that isn’t dead and isn’t modernized”.

        THIS IS THE MOST CRITICAL PIECE IN THE ARTICLE!

        Business executives complain that uncertainty over the future of the 1994 agreement is hurting investment.

        It is unclear where the United States might give ground to win a quick deal. The Trump administration has embraced confrontational policies in its dealings on trade.

        Our President and his Killers understand that uncertainty will ultimately kill NAFTA over a period of a few years. It has already started!

        Here is Justin’s reality that is only getting WORSE!

        The woman reporter reiterates what the Reuters article stated.

        https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=-rEVz8HTDiw#

        She states that the longer there is uncertainty with NAFTA, the more likely companies are going to open up businesses in the USA 🇺🇸 instead of Canada 🇨🇦!

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      • Carrie2 says:

        Dekester, Freeland and socks have just said they would continue to pay workers if NAFTA doesn’t allow what they have been doing for you and lying that they were Canadian made, and spending more here and there which means you REAL Canadians are going see your taxes raising more and more until, as Thatcher said, what do you do when the money runs out and is no longer there. Makes me think of Tweedledee and Tweedledum literally showing they have a clue about economics and socialism into communism is where they are headed for your Canada.

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  4. Turranos says:

    After surviving the 0zero years isn’t it great to be showing the Marxist Left how it’s done?

    Liked by 11 people

  5. wilski says:

    What a difference a day (administration) makes :
    Leadership vs Leading From Behind
    Professionals vs Amateurs
    Winners vs Losers
    and,
    Law and Order vs Chaos
    New PDJT 2020 hat logo

    45
    MAG
    (Make America Great)

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  6. thedoc00 says:

    While I applaud their efforts, there is a pattern that seems to be emerging that will, unfortunately, require DoJ-SEC attention. The major globalists are playing games with the Stock Markets in the US to enrich themselves as well as work to sabotage the President. Over the past 2 weeks there have been way too many swings from 3-digit or high 2-digit positive gains to negative or nearly unchanged positions on a daily basis. This smacks of algorithmic trading done in a fine tuned manner to reap profits and then tank the market. Something is very wrong with the pattern that is appearing.

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  7. USTerminator says:

    There is rumor that PDJT told aids that he wants US to get out of the WTO. “We always get f*cked by them [the WTO]. I don’t know why we’re in it. The WTO is designed by the rest of the world to screw the United States.”
    I think that is an excellent idea. I think we should be out of WTO and maybe UN as well. Let the rest of the world screws one another.

    Liked by 6 people

  8. JonS says:

    I agree completely. They are also punishing TRUMP supporters with market uncertainty through manipulation

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  9. JonS says:

    Steve: fix your tie!

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  10. jeans2nd says:

    Watching these vids first thing this a.m. made the entire day just hum and sing all day.
    Can you imagine the joy Maria B. had as she went through her day? Mighten we always begin each day this way?

    “Surely it was for my benefit that I suffered such anguish. In your love you kept me from the pit of destruction; you have put all my sins behind your back.” Isaiah 38:17 NIV

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  11. wodiej says:

    2 million people off of food stamps in 6 months is amazing. We are incredibly blessed with this group of financial experts working with President Trump. Thank you God!

    Liked by 1 person

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