Mnuchin Punts on Controversial Harriet Tubman Redesign; Keeps Jackson on $20
26 Mai, 2019, 09:22 | Auteur: Christine Menetries
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that a redesigned $20 bill would not be released until 2028, essentially punting to a future administration the racially charged Obama-era effort to put Underground Railroad leader Harriet Tubman on the note instead of the seventh president.
Mnuchin's predecessor, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, announced in 2016 that the U.S. would swap out President Andrew Jackson, the slave-owning president whose legacy is synonymous with the Trail of Tears, with Tubman. The Obama administration proposed placing Tubman's face on the $20 bill in 2020 as part of an effort to have women on US currency. The new bill was scheduled to be released in 2020 to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.
Mnuchin said in a January 2018 interview that "we aven't made any decision as to whether we'll change the bill, or won't change the bill", and a Treasury Department spokesperson told CNN this year that Mnuchin's position remained the same.
"The imagery feature will not be an issue that comes up until most likely 2026", Mnuchin told the House Financial Services Committee Wednesday in response to questions from Massachusetts Democrat Ayanna Pressley. "So I am not focused on that at the moment", Mnuchin said.
During the same campaign, Trump praised Andrew Jackson, who is now represented on the $20 bill, for his "history of tremendous success" and suggested that Tubman could be placed on a different bill, such as the rarely-used $2 bill.
Corsa-e is Opel's production ready electric vehicle
Opel has revealed the sixth-generation Corsa , which will be wearing Vauxhall badges in the United Kingdom as before. Overall length is said to be 4.06 metres, although the roof height has been reduced by 48mm to around 1431mm.
Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland and Republican Rep. John Katko of NY issued a statement later Wednesday expressing disappointment with Mnuchin's remarks and pressing for the passage of their legislation to require all $20 bills printed after 2020 to "bear the likeness of Harriet Tubman". He also did not state whether he personally supports seeing Tubman on the money. "I've made no decision as it relates to that", he said.
Democratic Rep. Ayanna Pressley of MA, who grilled Mnuchin about the Tubman plan, tweeted after the hearing: "People other than white men built this county".
Mnuchin's predecessor in the Obama administration, Jack Lew, oversaw a 10-month process in which the public suggested hundreds of people whose portraits could appear on US bills.
"Sadly, this delay sends an unmistakable message to women and girls, and communities of color, who were promised they'd see Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill", Shaheen said in a statement.
Mr. Trump has expressed admiration for President Andrew Jackson, who was a slave owner, and had a portrait of him put in the Oval Office.
But they have shown little ability - and, in Facebook's case, interest - in limiting the spread of falsehoods. Mr Giuliani said that he took the tweet down after someone texted him calling the video into question.
No doubt this will sell millions though and end up near the top of the sales charts when it releases later this year. Reports are doing the rounds that the next Call of Duty has a name, and it's " Call of Duty : Modern Warfare ".
There is now no app for B/R Live on gaming consoles so the above methods are the only way to stream Double or Nothing online. AEW is spearheaded by Cody Rhodes and the Young Bucks , and financed by the Khan family, owners of the NFL's Jaguars.
Video footage from the scene showed debris from the blast strewn within the mosque, with ceiling tiles lying smashed on the floor. The explosion was also confirmed by officials at the government-run Sandeman hospital where the injured are being treated.
The Magic Formula was introduced in a book written by Joel Greenblatt, entitled, "The Little Book that Beats the Market". Joseph Piotroski developed the F-Score which employs nine different variables based on the company financial statement.
The two organizations have filed lawsuits in OH and are preparing a legal fight in Georgia, they said in a statement on Friday. MS joined Georgia, Kentucky and OH earlier this year in outlawing abortion after a doctor can detect an embryonic heartbeat.
En France , les élections européennes ont lieu dimanche mais plusieurs autres Etats ont déjà commencé à voter. Les sondages "ont dégringolé proportionnellement à l'envolée du Parti du Brexit ", poursuit le journal.
On a website of the U.S. space agency NASA you can enter first and last names and then get a kind of virtual "boarding pass". Already 3.3 million people have sent their names to fly aboard Mars 2020, and people from Turkey are leading the tally.
`Tiger Who Came to Tea` author Judith Kerr dies aged 95
I really , really hope that a little part of Judith Kerr has stayed awake to see how loved she was, and how much we'll miss her. Author of the Horrid Henry children's series, Francesca Simon, also paid tribute to Judith's talents.
Sri Lanka Vs South Africa, 2nd Warm-up
Phehlukwayo added to his batting exploits by taking four for 36 with the ball as the Sri Lanka challenge ended at 251 all out. South Africa have been in exceptional form in recent times and have won 16 of their last 18 ODIs.
Arsene Wenger ready to return to football
You don't work for such a long time, I worked for 40 years in management, and then you walk out and say you don't miss it. It will not prevent the Frenchman from resuming his career in football . "You will see me again in football ".