Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin warned that a refusal by trading partners to strike deals with better benefits for USA workers and companies will provoke protectionist measures.
Veering off the topic from what we can only assume he wanted to describe as Trump's rippling abs, Mnuchin also discussed tax reform, which some have feared will not get done any time soon if the recent health-care debacle is any indication. When asked to elaborate on the strangely eugenicist comment, Mnuchin only repeated his claim that the president is "unbelievably healthy".
"Since he got to the White House, he doesn't eat KFC anymore or McDonald's", Mnuchin explained.
While the GOP decision to pull the health care proposal could be an ominous sign for tax cuts and the rest of Trump's legislative agenda, Trump was more optimistic, saying, "now we're going to go for tax reform, which I've always liked". He touched on a range of subjects, from Trump's diet to his favorite movies.
"It looks like a good program, and I wish they had implemented it", Eisen told Politico.
"Health care is a very complicated issue", Mnuchin said.
Michael Porter Jr., nation's No. 1 recruit, asks Washington for release
Until the release is granted, Porter isn't permitted to have contact with potential colleges. "I was so shocked", Porter said. The brothers have heard plenty from their friends and Mizzou fans back in the Show-Me State in the last seven days.
The official praised Mr Trump for his open-door policy at the Oval Office, making him easily accessible. He also talked about putting the president's face on a $1,000 bill.
Towards the end of the hour-long talk, veteran political correspondent Mike Allen asked Mnuchin a series of questions about movies.
Hollywood producer turned Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is facing some nasty backlash after an obvious violation of ethics.
"I'm not allowed to promote anything I am involved in". So I just want to have the legal disclosure that you've asked me the question and I am not promoting any product.
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is the latest member of the Trump administration to find himself in an ethical jam.