Chris Wallace Grills Steve Mnuchin on ‘Rosy Predictions’ of Quick Economic Recovery

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    Fox News Sunday anchor Chris Wallace pressed Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on his overly optimistic outlook for the economy in the second half of the year, directly asking Mnuchin on Sunday if his “rosy predictions” were based more on the upcoming presidential election rather than reality.Discussing April’s devastating jobs report that saw the unemployment figure jumping up to nearly 15 percent, Wallace kicked off his Sunday interview with Mnuchin by noting that the numbers don’t reflect the seven million jobs lost since mid-April or the millions of Americans who are underemployed and not looking for work.“So Mr. Secretary, what is the real unemployment rate in the United States as we talk today?” Wallace asked.Read more at The Daily Beast.

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