Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and NEC Director Larry Kudlow Discuss G7 Trade and Economics…

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow discuss the ongoing trade and economic discussions amid the G7 summit in  France.  The G7 was originally formed to address economic issues amid the top industrial economies. President Trump has been trying to return to that focus.

Secretary Mnuchin did a good job knocking back the narrative gnats.

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56 Responses to Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and NEC Director Larry Kudlow Discuss G7 Trade and Economics…

  1. wouldifhecould says:

    When talking to the press you are talking to 6 year old kids

    Liked by 12 people

  2. oldersoul says:

    I sincerely thank Sundance for doing such distasteful work: wading and curating every Sunday through the insufferable MSM swamp interviews and TV bilge.

    Other than the lovely Maria B, I simply refuse to watch this Sunday dreck anymore.

    Liked by 23 people

    • pyromancer76 says:

      Oldersoul, you are so right. TCH is now our daily newspaper with the latest, including investigative reporting. And, better than this, one delivered many times per day. Humor and satire included.

      I used to have a number of subscriptions; I feel privileged to contribute almost montlhy to CTH. I hope others do, too. The more resources, the more the ability to investigate. Thanks, Sundance, for your amazing, brilliant efforts.

      Liked by 4 people

    • Jim Comey is a weasel_Doug says:

      Maria is MUST WATCH TV.
      Today she had Carter page on.
      He answered the question why the FBI turned on him .
      Eric holder in Pareet Beharra wanted him to lie in court, just like the muller mob

      Liked by 2 people

  3. ann says:


    Parallel communication
    . The media refuse to accept reality based facts, hence they lob verbal grenades at pragmatists ad infinidum .

    In theory, tiny deviations infer a possible productive interchange. time and place unknown.

    The Progressive Pugilists Press Corp.

    Liked by 4 people

    • budklatsch says:

      The question that gets slammed against PDJT trade tariff policies are ‘At what cost to the American citizen?’ J.C, ask the Americans across America that have lost their jobs, lost their pensions and lost their homes because of the POLS allowing China et al free access.

      Liked by 7 people

      • ann says:

        I’d rather be free and less wealthy and pass on economic liberty to younger Americans than sit fat & happy while my children inherit a veiled repressive police state.

        Liked by 12 people

        • freespeechfanatic says:

          They can’t comprehend delayed gratification for longer term national benefit. They also cannot avoid exploiting what they see as an opportunity to attack the President. They are completely consumed with this need. Moreover, they do not care if America wins the trade war; in most cases they are rooting for China.

          Liked by 6 people

        • clodfobble says:

          I don’t think they are planing on a veil. Concentration camps are a simpler PR solution.

          Liked by 1 person

          • ann says:

            Agree, incrementalist approach to authoritarian state.
            The problem is deciding when to initiate the
            “Over my dead body.!” part,
            I’m not qualified to decide, but am willing when called.

            Like

      • JDubb says:

        so true budklatsch.

        A guy I’ve known for years is on FB saying that SO MANY of our products come from China that we would probably be naked without all the Chinese clothing.

        Ergo we MUST buy from our multi-national overlords and their cheap-labor Chinese friends.

        I reject that as stupid on it’s face. It would be like saying we MUST buy fast food ONLY from MacDonalds. No we DON’T . There ARE other choices !

        The same is true with trade. Today President Trump and Prime Minister Abe just announced a new trade deal between the U.S. and Japan that has been in the works for a year now.

        It is another factor that mitigates the ‘At what cost to the American consumer ? ‘ question that media concern-trolls throw out there as they defend their globalist buddies.

        Liked by 5 people

      • techherder says:

        I lost an entire career due to political bull shit in the 80s and politicians pulling all funds from addictions programs at hospitals and free standing centers. Programs that were making a huge differences to addicts. I am alive today because of 3 of these programs. Many people died when these programs were terminated because they were unable to get treatment. Congress and State politicians in my judgement are Criminals putting money in their pockets at the cost of citizens lives.

        Liked by 9 people

    • mtk says:

      2+2=4 is subversive thought, no wait incorrect thought.

      Hence the justification necessity of the MSM narratives.

      Liked by 2 people

  4. ParteaGirl says:

    “Narrative gnats” Love that!

    Liked by 13 people

    • Austin Holdout says:

      Me too. The obnoxious questioners yesterday on Fox News on my car radio wouldn’t stop badgering the interviewee about why PDJT failed to anticipate China pushing back. Clearly some millennial who believes “we’ll if it’s hard, the president should have saved us from it?” Swatting gnats is exactly what it felt like on every channel. I had to turn on Johnny Cash so I’d stop looking like a crazy woman yelling at the radio.

      Liked by 3 people

    • LafnH20 says:

      Iirc, ParteaGirl, “Narrative Gnats” are kin to…
      No-See-Ums… (NoCM)

      And, I for one, immensely enjoy NOT Seein’ ’em…

      The President making himself available for Chopper Pressers
      (Chopper Pressers are the best Pressers… 🤔 I read that somewhere)

      …Puts those pesky lil nuisances…

      nui·sance  (no͞o′səns, nyo͞o′-)
      n.
      1. One that is inconvenient, annoying, or vexatious; a bother.

      Right where they belong, imho…

      Off camera, out of sight and sounding like they’re outa their collective minds asking for declarative answers to “What IF” questions.

      A NoCM, well thought out question..
      🤔
      Mr President/Mr/Madame Secretary/…,
      “What IF” the Iranians (aided by Boris and Natasha) convinced the Martians (oh, almost forgot.. rory.. Stemming from concern over The President’s tweets) to launch a strategically coordinated planetary strike because… ya know… “Orange Man Bad.. 🤔.. and stuff”… what would you do!?”

      Hoped for NoCM Response…
      I would “DEFINATELY DO” (This, Dat and the other thing)

      NoCM, “Well, there you have it.
      Back to the studio….”

      NoCM… John DOLT here in the studio, GREAT REPORTING!! Nice yob!
      “Did we hear that right? This, Dat AND the other Thing?.. Really!?

      NoCM, “You heard right, John. Right outa the horses mouth. DISTURBING Revelation!” Back to you…

      John DOLT, “Yes, NoCM, VERY DISTURBING!!
      Now Turning to our 27 member “in studio” panel of questionable (but on tv.. so gotta defer to ’em) “word salad/ mumbo jumbo” experts…

      Dr. Someguy, (Sporting a Purple tie), Your thoughts…
      “Obviously, John, this is Concerning! To think they’d ACTUALLY DO these things at the drop of a hat!! Shocking!!

      John DOLT, Seems legit to me! I’m Growing CONCERNED!”

      John DOLT, “Professor Metuu… What do you make of this?!?… I mean… In light of, Dr Someguys, reasoned and measured response to the “Indesputable” reporting from, NoCM, coupled with my unwarranted “Pearl Clutching,… How BAD IS THIS!?”

      Professor Metuu… “John, this is The Beginning of The END!! It may already be too late to save our Global Utopia.. 🤔.. I meant Democracy! Irrational and destructive decision making like this, without EVEN CONSULTING the Globalist Controlled Media (of which I’m on board 😉)… Is.. Is.. Is.. ummm..
      This MUST NOT STAND!!”

      John DOLT, “Jo Schmuckin.. your 🤔 umm, thoughts..?

      😴😪

      Jo!!,

      JO!!!…. Your Thoughts??…

      Huh… Whuuu.. 😫
      Oh… “Come on Man!!!”

      John DOLT, “Well played, Jo, we’ll played!”

      “Well there you have it folks!”

      They’re Gonna do This, Dat AND the other thing… And they don’t care how you feel about it! But we, here at the local branch of the Globalist Controlled Media, DO!!

      Share these “Truths” and you Feelings with “Friends” on Social Media. (Ignore the fact that this was a hypothetical scenario (don’t know what that means do ya 😉, snicker) and isn’t actually happening; nor is EVER LIKELY TO happen)… Just go with it… After all…
      “We’re NOT the Fake News you’ve heard about! We’re DIFFERENT!! On the up and up… For Realz!”

      Stay tuned for “Breaking News” on this and/or any OTHER Globalist Controlled Media outlet. (Doesn’t matter to us, cuz we’re all One BIG Happy Family and you don’t know any better anyway)

      Remember… Don’t forget…

      STAY TUNED!!

      Liked by 4 people

      • railer says:

        I know you meant this as satire, but it’s really the plain truth.

        I really need to cut the cord. I can’t watch any of the news idiots anymore.

        Liked by 1 person

        • LafnH20 says:

          I have not watched “tv” in a very long time, railer.
          I can remember (before setting out in search of “Truth… Like it or Not”… and Ultimately Landing in the forgiving branches of the Treehouse 🎩) sitting in front of that Damned thing, “clicker in hand” …. click.. click.. click.. click.. 🤔
          There MUST BE SOMETHING….
          Click.. click.. click.. click.. ..
          WTH… 300 channels of useless Crap!
          🤔 OK, useless is a bit far… or 🤔 is it?
          At the end of “Living my life vicariously” by watching folks on “tv”..
          Live theirs… and gaining NOTHING from it…. 🤔
          I made a descision…

          Click.. click.. click.. ..
          Or
          USELESS… Perhaps, more poignantly… POINTLESS!

          99%, by my guess, is of NO value. I refuse to give another minute of my time on this Earth to something that has No Value! EVER!

          The 1% that has some value… I can find linked/posted here.

          At least here (and a few other sites) I have the ability to make up my own mind. Hear from all sides. Weight the facts. Make my own decision.
          On “tv”… imho… That decision is Made FOR You.
          Like it or Not.

          There are many places you an I can go for entertainment.
          Blowing on Dandelions and wishing the Globalist Controlled Media…aka…”tv” would change…
          Wasted breath… imho.
          May happen. Never say never.

          Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes from thorns, or figs from thistles?
          Matt 7-16

          You CAN DO IT!!!
          Cut the cord!!!

          The Truman Show
          FTA..

          Truman’s fear of leaving this invented world, once he realizes it is a fraud, is similarly like our own reluctance to break our symbiotic relationship with media. His growing suspicion that what he is seeing is staged for his benefit is our own suspicions as the media-fabricated illusions around us begin to break down. And the producer-director of this stage-set world, who blocks Truman’s effort to escape, is the giant media companies, news organizations, and media-politicians that have a stake in keeping us surrounded by falsehood, and are prepared to lure us with rewards as they block efforts at reforming the system.

          https://transparencynow.com/trusig.htm

          ..

          There’s such a lot of world to see…

          Best

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  5. absped7 says:

    Narrative gnats are little critters aren’t they?,

    Like

  6. absped7 says:

    Narrative gnats are pesky little critters aren’t they?,

    Liked by 1 person

  7. weirdflunky says:

    Gnaterring Gnatbobs of Gnegativism

    Liked by 14 people

  8. Tiffthis says:

    The climate change question thrown out at the end made me chuckle- Mnuchin was great 👍🏼

    Liked by 1 person

    • bertdilbert says:

      The climate has already changed. The weather forecast is bring your money to the USA.

      Liked by 4 people

      • LafnH20 says:

        It drizzled outside this morning.
        🤔
        It doesn’t usually drizzle in the morning this time of year.
        🤔
        I can’t remember the last time it did.
        🤔
        🌦
        🤔🤔
        Oh 🙁
        My 😕
        Gosh 😨

        It’s.. Its.. ☠☠☠ It’s Climate CHANGE!
        Climate CHANGE… Everybody!!
        It’s.. Its.. It’s REAL! It’s Really Really REAL!!

        The Climate is CHANGING!!!
        First it wasn’t drizzlin in the morning… Now… 😨😨😨😨

        IT IS!!!

        💩 🏃 Where’s the canoe??
        🏍 Gonna need supplies…
        🚣 So where are the fish??

        There’s sposed to be fish…

        Doomed!!
        We. Are. All. Doomed!!!

        Aaaack!!!

        Liked by 1 person

  9. Skippy says:

    Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin is and was my favorite pick by President Trump. I kept telling my family and friends he’d serve his position very well. As has NHCD Mr. Kudlow. The above video is fantastic on demonstrating my support of both men.

    Liked by 7 people

    • Paul from Canuskistan says:

      Love watching the man speak

      Like

    • FrankieZee says:

      Mr. Kudlow has aged very fast. Hope he is feeling well.

      Liked by 1 person

      • LafnH20 says:

        My hope as well, FrankieZee!

        I’m chalking it up to jet lag.
        I’m Purdy sure it’s not the intense desire to throttle the “Globalist Pied Pipers” prancing about the stage. 🤔 Nah… couldn’t be. /s

        Whatever…. He suits up, shows up and stands in the breach.

        I couldn’t ask for more!

        Liked by 1 person

    • LoonsCall says:

      Sec. Mnuchin IS great in so many ways.. have tried & could not find the press conf where he was behind President Trump barely containing his laughter when Pres Trump was trashing somebody.. know it was a female so guessing Warren but don’t know..

      Like

      • LoonsCall says:

        course when i say trashing, just mean a very pointed statement.. Steve Mnuchin was to his right as we watched.. he kept smiling off & on but you could pretty much tell he was trying to keep from laughing.. it was hilarious.. still can’t find it

        Like

  10. antonio sanchez esporma says:

    While the US Media wastes everybody’s time, Trump has announced the deal with Japan, announced an upcoming deal with the post Brexit UK and told Justin to shape up!

    If Poland and Hungary were in the G7, you know he’d make deals with too.

    And if Russia were back in the G8, where it belongs, you know we’d have a deal with Putin as well.

    Macon, Merkel, the EU? Oh dear.. who are they? The sommeliers? But Trump doesn’t drink wine.

    Liked by 8 people

  11. Nuch makes you quickly realize who is the smartest in all of that gaggle and the Koala makes you feel proud to be American with this group of econ warriors leading the charge.

    Liked by 11 people

    • GGHD says:

      hillbillysage, you’re right. … >Candidate Trump said, = “I am going to appoint the toughest and >smartest, and I know them all, trade negotiators to fight on behalf of American workers.”
      A campaign promise made by Trump on June 28, 2016.< … [It's on the Internet at numerous sources.]

      As said at TheConservativeTreehouse, "Trillion$ are at stake."

      Liked by 4 people

  12. MicD says:

    Seems there’s a shortage in Asia – Corn, Wheat, Beef…
    Let’s Get Those Trains Loaded Up and headed to salt water !

    Liked by 4 people

  13. CountryDoc says:

    Two Russian sub middles just fired. Must not be important for Russia to be included

    Liked by 1 person

  14. CountryDoc says:

    Should have said missiles, not Middles. If Russia is wanting to get in good graces and be in G8, they shouldn’t be antagonizing by firing missiles in the Arctic.

    https://www-m.cnn.com/2019/08/24/europe/russia-test-fires-ballistic-missiles/index.html?r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.drudgereport.com%2F

    Liked by 3 people

  15. jimboct says:

    As for climate change, why did the climate of the press change drastically after 8 years? The press climate went from mild and meek to fiery and combative. Maybe the press is causing global warming

    Liked by 2 people

  16. dawg says:

    Ah hah! I knew I was right!

    Mnuchin said exactly the point I made the other day about POTUS’ tweet “ordering companies to leave China”, as the narrative went.

    Mnuchin emphasized, PT ordered companies to LOOK, and Mnuchin also said we have already been seeing companies leave, and the ones who havent yet left, have already started looking.

    And then, when the MSM goes nuts, PT followed up with the MOAB.

    Basically says, “Hey idiots, its called the Emergency Economic Powers Act of 1977. Look it up.”

    mic drop

    POTUS Master Troll, playing them like a fiddle.

    PT showcasing the fake news aspect and their general ignorance at the same time!

    Liked by 1 person

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