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Linton & Instagram / Mnuchin Trip to Kentucky #1115256

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Aug 24, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The reaction to the Instagram post by Louise Linton, wife of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, that featured the tag prices of her outfit as she came off the plane after a trip to Kentucky & whether the trip was a ruse to get a good view of the solar eclipse introduced; photo shown.

(New York: Randi Kaye) The Mnuchin-Linton trip to Kentucky that may have been a ruse to see the eclipse examined; details given about the request from the watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in Washington, which questions the Mnuchin trip; photos shown of Mnuchin with Senator Mitch McConnell & of Linton's post & others. [MNUCHIN - says he will be only the third secretary to go inside Ft. Knox.] Linton's spat with an Oregon woman who commented on Linton noted. [From Oregon, Jenni MILLER - offers views on {she, a taxpayer} paying for part of Linton's trip.] Linton's August 22 apology quoted. The Treasury Department's view this was a planned official trip & the payment for civilian {Linton} travel discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Kaye, Randi

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