Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he ‘didn’t realize’ money picture would be public
WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin claimed Sunday that he didn't realize a photo of him and his wife holding a sheet of newly printed dollar bills would go public, much less as viral as it did, even though it was taken during a media photo op.
Treasury chief a Bond villain? Mnuchin OK with comparison
WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday he had no idea that a photo of him and his wife posing with a sheet of newly printed money would go viral.
And he said he's not bothered that some commentators suggested the pair looked like James Bond villains.
Mnuchin had invited his wife, Louise Linton, to join him for what is usually a routine photo of a treasury secretary examining currency being printed with his signature.
Treasury head, wife mocked for photo of them holding money
WASHINGTON (AP) — A photo of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and his wife posing with a sheet of new $1 bills — the first notes bearing his signature — is prompting people to poke fun at them online.
The Associated Press photo shows Mnuchin holding the sheet of money as his wife Louise Linton stands behind him, her gloved hands touching a corner.