The United States is working closely with China to have it cut off altogether imports of Iranian crude oil, as the U.S. steps up sanctions pressure on the Iranian regime, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, Steven Mnuchin, told Fox News’ ‘Sunday Morning Futures’.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin tweeted that he had a „candid“ and „constructive“ talk on trade issues with People’s Bank of China Governor Yi Gang.
Mnuchin had earlier played down expectations for the meeting with Yi, which took place on the sidelines of a gathering of Group of 20 finance ministers and central bankers in Fukuoka, Japan.
The IMF, based in Washington is one of the instruments used by the United States President Donald Trump’s administration to attack the Venezuelan economy with the aim of destabilizing the government of Nicolas Maduro.
Die demokratische US-Kongressabgeordnete Tulsi Gabbard, die 2020 Präsidentin ihres Landes werden will, wertet das als den realen Grund für die US-Intervention: »It’s about the oil … again«. Das südamerikanische Land verfügt über die weltweit größten bestätigten Erdölreserven.
The fortress walls of the Bank of England project an image of solidity, stability and impregnability. It matches the reputation it has tried to build over more than 400 years for sober analysis and, in recent years, steady impartiality.
Yet its defences have been infiltrated.
President Donald Trump’s economic advisor Kevin Hassett said Wednesday that Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s jobs are not under threat.
Hassett told an NBC News reporter at the White House that Powell’s role as the leader of the U.S. central bank is completely safe.
That assurance followed Hassett’s appearance on Fox Business, where the head of Trump’s Council of Economic Advisors said he is highly confident that the president is happy with Mnuchin.
(22.12.2018) President Donald Trump is opposed to the Federal Reserve’s rate hike campaign, but has never suggested firing Fed Chairman Jerome Powell, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday.
„I never suggested firing Chairman Jay Powell, nor do I believe I have the right to do so,” Mnuchin said via Twitter.
Wieviel Scheinheiligkeit im Spiel ist, zeigt das Verhalten der US-Regierung: Nach tagelangem Zögern sagte Finanzminister Steven Mnuchin am Donnerstag seine Teilnahme an der FII-Konferenz ab. Dennoch flog er am Sonntag nach Riad, um sich mit dem Kronprinzen zu treffen und die »Wichtigkeit der strategischen Partnerschaft« zwischen beiden Staaten hervorzuheben.