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Like everything else in the Trump administration, the Treasury Department is now in the hands of a dubious character — namely Steven Mnuchin. Or as Stephen Colbert calls him, “the Mnooch.”

At the moment, the Mnooch is preoccupied with covering up the president’s tax returns, which have been requested according to federal law by the House Ways and Means Committee. Called to account for himself by Finance Committee chair Maxine Waters, Mnuchin grew testy.

Their confrontation proved to be comedy gold. Maxine doesn’t play!

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Gov. Ron DeSantis

Reprinted with permission from AlterNet

Critics are responding with alarm to news Florida GOP Governor Ron DeSantis is asking for millions of taxpayer funds to create his own militia force, separate from the existing National Guard.

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