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The treasury secretary’s wife finally explained what was going on in this bizarre photo

Louise Linton, wife of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, spoke out in a recent interview about her controversial tenure as a Cabinet wife.

China reportedly holds backdoor talks with tech companies ahead of G20 meeting with US

The Chinese government reportedly met with the companies to urge non-cooperation with President Donald Trump's ban on American technology sales.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Corte and Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Elizabeth Warren question whether Trump’s Treasury secretary helped illegally strip Sears of billions and broke eth...

"He is a walking example of what happens when rich and powerful people put other rich and powerful people into power," Ocasio-Cortez said of Mnuchin.

The week Trump drove the stock market nuts: Here’s a play-by-play of how his trade war with China wreaked havoc and erased $1.4 trillion in mark...

The US stock market saw its historically strong start to 2019 derailed this week as President Donald Trump reignited his trade war with China.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks about the first 100 days of the 116th Congress during an interview with Robert Costa at the Washington Post, on May 8, 2019 in Washington, DC.

Nancy Pelosi jokes that so many people in the Trump administration deserve to be locked up that there isn’t enough room in jail

Pelosi was asked Wednesday whether Democrats would exercise rarely used powers to arrest Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress.
President Donald Trump with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Hamburg, Germany, during the plenary session at last year's G20 summit.

China detonated its tentative trade deal with the US by abruptly deleting swaths of text it didn’t want to commit to, report says

The Trump administration now plans to hike tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods in retaliation for China "retreating" from commitments.

US stocks set to follow Asia markets lower after report that US-China trade talks are ‘like pulling teeth’

Also weighing on sentiment: US retail sales dropped the most in a decade and President Trump plans to declare a national emergency to get wall funds.
National Security Advisor John Bolton attends a briefing at the White House, on August 2, 2018 in Washington, DC. The administration's top security officials briefed the media on election interference.

The White House’s map showing Taiwan and China as separate countries rattled some nerves from behind China’s Great Firewall

A White House map displaying Taiwan as separate from China is likely to draw anger from China just as it has excited support from Taipei.
Steven Mnuchin is sworn in as Treasury Secretary for the Trump Administration in 2017.

Stock traders are jubilant after a report that Mnuchin is mulling a lift of China tariffs

Some Chinese share indexes gained more than 2% on the day. Stock indexes in Europe are up by as much as 1% in morning trade.
There's a lot for traders to digest. And it's Christmas Eve.

Dow drops 640 points for the worst Christmas Eve trading day on record

The S&P 500 is heading for a whopping 11% plunge in 2018. The Treasury Secretary's bizarre attempt to quell a stock bloodbath seems to have backfired.