Treasury's Mnuchin says no tax cut for wealthy

Mnuchin asked to use a government jet for his honeymoon

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin asked the White House about the possibility of using a government jet for his European honeymoon this summer but later withdrew the request.

A treasury spokesperson told ABC that Mnuchin lodged his honeymoon travel request out of a desire to uphold security standards.

The request is especially eyebrow raising after Mnuchin's now-wife, Louise Linton, posted a photo of her and her husband disembarking from a government jet after a trip to Kentucky in August. Reporter: And after treasury officials say they raised the issue of how it would look for a man worth at least3 $00 million to travel at tax payerls expense on a personal trip, mnuchin found another way to get to Europe on his own dime. Treasury secretaries tend to fly on commercial airlines but have used government planes for overseas work trips. "You don't need a giant rulebook of government requirements to just say yourself, 'This is common sense, it's wrong", Wyden commented.

Dave Camp, a former Republican congressman from MI who spent years working on tax reform, praised the White House for placing a priority on tax reform and for spending months working with the House and Senate on a plan.

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"I'm committed to fixing our broken tax code, and making sure it encourages workers, their families, and our businesses", Heitkamp said afterward in a statement.

The Treasury Department is reviewing the Fort Knox trip as well, ABC reported. Officials told the outlet that the unusual request could have cost about $25,000 an hour.

"Generally, when other federal executive agency's request use of military airlift, it is provided on a reimbursable basis pursuant to Title 31 U.S.C., section 1535 and 1536, otherwise known as the 'Economy Act, '" Stump said. He said that he was in the state, which was in the path of totality for the eclipse, for meetings on tax reform, according to Politico. Ms. Linton created a firestorm when she mocked a woman who had criticized her on Instagram for promoting luxury brands while traveling to a poor part of the country. The commenter, OR resident Jennifer Miller, wrote an op-ed for CNN saying Linton was the one who is out of touch.

Mnuchin added that services firms, especially accounting companies, will no longer have the benefits of a pass-through rate, and will also have to pay a higher income tax rate.

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