US Treasury chief and wife, previously criticised for how they spend money, are portrait admiring membrane of brand-new bills

The US Treasury chief, Steven Mnuchin, has activated a brandish of criticism and laughter after photos sounded of him and his wife, Louise Linton, holding up a expanse of new dollar bills.

Mnuchin was visiting the Bureau of Engraving and Printing to receive production of the new dollar bills, which will bear his signature for the first time.

The couple have previously been targeted for the channel they spend money.

They were heavily criticised in September when it emerged that he had asked for the use of a US air force plane to move him and his wife around Europe for their honeymoon.

Linton apologised in the same month for an Instagram post earlier in the year, in which she had tagged a series of designer clothes makes in an image of her stepping off both governments airplane.

Responding to remarks underneath the upright, Linton replied to a berth announcing:” Glad we are to be able pay for your little getaway” with the issues to:” Have you devoted more to the economy than me and my husband? Either as an individual earner in taxes OR in self sacrifice to your country ?”

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing’s director, Leonard Olijar, with Linton and Mnuchin. Image: Jacquelyn Martin/ AP

Social media customers climbed at the chance to scorn the couple for appearing with the cash.

Christopher Ingraham (@ _cingraham)

Find someone who looks at you the behavior Louise Linton looks at Steve Mnuchin harbouring a membrane of one dollar bill with his appoint on them 3fGXmJti6c

November 15, 2017

peter feliks bez (@ pfeliks)

Louise Linton holds the largest love of their own lives. Likewise visualized, her husband #StevenMnuchin.

November 15, 2017

People summed up how sloppy the couple, and their PR consultants, seemed to be about the response the photoshoot would get.

Grad School Imposter (@ darinself)

Coms dept: We need to come off relatable so we can pass this tax cut

Steve Mnuchin: SAY NO MORE Fa2vhshMx1

November 15, 2017

southpaw (@ nycsouthpaw)

you cannot parody these tribes PfDXB0qXTp

November 15, 2017

Linton’s outfit, complete with pitch-black gauntlets, was compared to the rogue Judge Doom from the movie Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

Johnny McNulty (@ JohnnyMcNulty)

Everyone’s focused on Steve Mnuchin& the expanse of fund but no one’s speak about how his wife has been slaughtering Toons in The Dip. iTcJlXKcS6

November 15, 2017

Other parties seemed the couple looked like Star Wars villains.

Joon Lee (@ iamjoonlee)

why is louise linton “re dressed like” kylo ren lKJRz2GhXy

November 15, 2017

Alan Sandoval (@ AlanSandoval1 3)

Or Darth Maul PUE0FPsoNv

November 15, 2017

One person referred back to Linton’s Instagram tagging controversy.

The Smoking Gun (@ tsgnews)

Beating Louise Linton to the Instagram perforate … PKkpkcKNS7

November 15, 2017

Linton previously courted dispute when her memoir of her time in Zambia had to be withdrawn from sale after it was found to be riddled with inaccuracy.

The new one dollar bill bearing Mnuchin’s signature, and that of the US Treasurer Jovita Carranza, are expected to go into circulation in December.

The Mnuchin-Carranza notes will be sent to the Federal Reserve to put into circulation. Photo: Jacquelyn Martin/ AP


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