Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin asked to use $25,000-an-hour government jet for his honeymoon BEFORE outrage at his trip to eclipse

Mail Online | 9/13/2017 | Kaileen Gaul For
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The US Treasury Department opened an inquiry into Secretary Steven Mnuchin after he asked to use a government jet to whisk him and his wife away on their European honeymoon.

However, the secretary's office eventually decided using the US Air Force jet, which costs roughly $25,000 per hour to operate, was unnecessary. Mnunchin is worth an estimated $300 million.

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He apparently requested the jet to have a secure line of communication, a spokesman for the Treasury department said.

Democrat senator and member of the Senate Finance Committee Ron Wyden told ABC News: 'You don't need a giant rulebook of government requirements to just say yourself, "This is common sense, it's wrong,"'


'That's just slap your forehead stuff.'

Mnuchin made his millions primarily as a Goldman Sachs banker. The committee is also reviewing his decision to travel to Louisville and Fort...
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