Mar 11, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Mnuchin: Trump's attacks on journalists, Dems are 'campaign rally issues'

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Chuck Todd on "Meet the Press" that President Trump's verbal attacks against Reps. Nancy Pelosi and Maxine Waters, as well as journalists like Todd, should be set aside as "campaign rally issues."

  • Mnuchin: I think you should be focused on the policies. He is using these vulgarities in the context of a campaign rally. Obviously, there were a lot of funny moments at that rally."
  • Todd, who Trump called "a sleeping son of a bitch" at Saturday's rally: "Yeah ... they were hilarious."
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