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'Populist' Trump fills Cabinet with billionaires and Wall Street tycoons

'Populist' Trump fills Cabinet with billionaires and Wall Street tycoons

Donald Trump has named Steve Mnuchin — a Goldman Sachs alum and hedge fund manager — to be his secretary of the Treasury, in keeping with his repeated promise to take on Wall Street and the powers-that-be on behalf of the little guy.

So can we stop pretending that Trump's campaign "populism" was anything other than just one more con?

It isn't just the next Treasury secretary. Recently on CNBC, Mnuchin outlined his people-centered plan for the country's economy.

"Our number one priority is tax reform," he said. "We think by cutting corporate taxes we'll create huge economic growth and we'll have huge personal income so the...

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