PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: White House says Powell, Mnuchin jobs are safe

Clip: 12/26/2018 | 3m 24s Video has closed captioning.

In our Wednesday news wrap, White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said the jobs of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin are safe. President Trump has repeatedly criticized Powell, while Mnuchin has taken fire for comments that unsettled the stock market. Also, in Afghanistan, the presidential election scheduled for April has been postponed indefinitely.

Aired: 12/26/18

Rating: NR

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