White House incorrectly calls Mnuchin 'Secretary of Commerce' in press release

White House incorrectly calls Mnuchin 'Secretary of Commerce' in press release
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The White House on Wednesday sent out a press release incorrectly referring to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin as the "Secretary of Commerce."

Wilbur RossWilbur Louis RossDesperate Democrats badmouth economy even as it booms Trump scheduled to attend Davos amid impeachment trial Let's remember the real gifts the president has given America MORE serves as President Trump's Commerce secretary.

Earlier Wednesday, Mnuchin, along with Gary CohnGary David CohnSunday shows - All eyes on Senate impeachment trial Gary Cohn says Trump's tariffs 'hurt the US' Overnight Defense: Book says Trump called military leaders 'dopes and babies' | House reinvites Pompeo for Iran hearing | Dems urge Esper to reject border wall funding request MORE, the director of the National Economic Council, briefed the White House press corps about the administration’s new tax plan


The email, a transcript of the day’s briefing, incorrectly referred to Mnuchin as the Commerce secretary in the subject line, but in the body of the email accurately described him as the secretary of the Treasury.

The Trump administration is proposing striking most deductions from the tax code and simplifying personal income taxes into three brackets, down from seven, among many other changes.