ㅤ”As a nominee for Treasury secretary, Mnuchin said he favored greater IRS funding. The Trump administration, though, last year proposed further spending reductions for the agency. At the same time, former IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said the Treasury was working to help the agency hire more employees amid a government-wide hiring freeze.”
ㅤ”Fox News host Tucker Carlson pointed out during an interview that the current GOP tax reform plan includes the carried interest loophole, which critics say overwhelmingly benefits the wealthy, and asked the secretary if he plans to push lawmakers to do away with it in markups.
ㅤMnuchin responded, ‘We are.'”
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