Treasury secretary's wife apologizes for Instagram posts

Danny Woods
August 24, 2017

Louise Linton, wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, actress, Scot, and out-of-touch Olympics gold medal victor, is walking back her fiery take down of an Instagram commenter that shocked and appalled the nation on Monday.

Her now-withdrawn Instagram post on Monday depicted her travels to Kentucky with her husband Steven Mnuchin, who is currently working to overhaul the USA tax code.

Linton sent a lengthy reply to Miller, asking her what she gives to her country in taxes, and suggested she was out of touch.

"It was inappropriate and highly insensitive", she said in a statement released to USA media by her publicist.

"The requested records would shed light on the justification for Secretary Mnuchin's use of a government plane, rather than a commercial flight, for a trip that seems to have been planned around the solar eclipse", CREW said in the statement. I'm pretty sure we paid more sacrifices toward our day "trip" than you did. "Adorable!" She goes on to compliment the woman's kids. Linton engaged and her response was dragged by Desus & Mero who dissected the entire exchange in their unique way. Lololol. Have you given more to the economy than me and my husband? "Your life looks cute", Linton continued. It could not be learned whether the couple reimbursed the government for that cost.

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Whether the Courier-Journal line about Mnuchin and Linton wanting to view the eclipse came from an official comment or something said in passing remains to be seen. "Do you think the U.S.gov't paid for our honeymoon or personal travel?!" "I apologize for my post on social media yesterday as well as my response".

One Instagram poster took umbrage with the "Let them eat cake" moment Linton was having.

Linton reportedly first removed the brand hashtags before deleting the post and making her account, which has roughly 8,000 followers, private.

Mnuchin is playing a central role in the White House's effort to overhaul the tax code and raise the debt ceiling, and the recent distractions have the potential to overshadow his work in those areas.

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