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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin requested government jet for honeymoon trip

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin requested the use of a government jet to fly him and his wife, Louise Linton, on their European honeymoon over the summer, a request prompting an “inquiry” with the Treasury Department’s Office of Inspector General, according to ABC News.

Per the report, such a request would typically cost approximately $25,000 per hour. In a statement to ABC, a spokesman for the Treasury Department said the secretary put in the request for security reasons.

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Inside Steve Mnuchin’s wedding and relationship with Louise Linton

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WASHINGTON, DC – JUNE 24: (Exclusive Coverage) (L-R) First Lady Melania Trump, President Donald Trump, Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, Louise Linton, Vice President Mike Pence, and Second Lady Karen Pence pose at the wedding of Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin and Louise Linton on June 24, 2017 at Andrew Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC. Louise Linton is wearing a custom Ines Di Santo gown with wedding ring and earrings by Martin Katz. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for LS)

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