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Trump makes solid cabinet choices in Mnuchin and Ross

Trump makes solid cabinet choices in Mnuchin and Ross

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President-elect Donald Trump got down to the business of running this economy last week with the Cabinet appointments Steve Mnuchin for treasury secretary and Wilbur Ross for commerce secretary best choices. Two very savvy choices , experienced business leaders who have each had tremendous success throughout their careers, both are famously hardworking types, and neither has worked in Washington, DC, before. That’s the key. Both men made fortunes outside of government, and now they will give back in the best tradition of the Founders. No career politicians here. The extremely accomplished Mnuchin, 53, who successfully rescued a troubled bank after the 2008 financial crisis, is a hedge fund manager and was formerly a high-ranking Goldman Sachs partner. Sounds like the résumé of
President Trump is already helping the working class

President Trump is already helping the working class

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It’s not uncommon for a Republican to be pro-business. But President-elect Donald Trump showed Tuesday night he’s pro-worker, too, by saving 1,000 jobs at the Carrier plant in Indiana. His standing up for the blue-collar workers who helped get him elected is no small feat, even for the very accomplished billionaire, who has a long record of delivering under budget and on time. Sure, it’s unusual for a president-elect to interject himself in the economic mechanizations of a specific company — let alone the economy writ large — but everything about Trump being the next president is unusual. Granting tax breaks to keep jobs here in America may not be the purview of the president, but who can dispute the optics: While announcing his economic team of Steve Mnuchin for Treasury and Wilb
Donald Trump’s Media Summit Was a ‘f***ing Firing Squad’

Donald Trump’s Media Summit Was a ‘f***ing Firing Squad’

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Donald Trump scolded media big shots during an off-the-record Trump Tower sitdown on Monday, sources told The Post. “It was like a f−−−ing firing squad,” one source said of the encounter. “Trump started with [CNN chief] Jeff Zucker and said, ‘I hate your network, everyone at CNN is a liar and you should be ashamed,’ ” the source said. “The meeting was a total disaster. The TV execs and anchors went in there thinking they would be discussing the access they would get to the Trump administration, but instead they got a Trump-style dressing-down,” the source added. A second source confirmed the fireworks. “The meeting took place in a big boardroom and there were about 30 or 40 people, including the big news anchors from all the networks,” the other source said. “Trump kept s