‘The View’: Trump admin delaying Harriet Tubman $20 bill a ‘dog-whistle’ to base

‘The View’: Trump admin delaying Harriet Tubman $20 bill a ‘dog-whistle’ to base

[Ed. – Sigh!]

Thursday on ABC’s “The View,” co-host and network legal analyst Sunny Hostin said Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s announcement delaying the redesign of the $20 bill to feature 19th-century abolitionist Harriet Tubman was the administration “dog-whistling” to President Donald Trump’s “base.”

Co-host Whoopi Goldberg said, “The treasury secretary, little Stevie, said he’s pushing putting her on the $20 until 2028. He said it’s over concerns about counterfeiting and security issues. But I’m sorry, every time you hold up a bill you see the security strip, you see the watermarks. I don’t think that’s the reason, Steve. I think you’re not being upfront.”

Co-host Meghan McCain said, “I don’t think the American public believes him either.”

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Co-host Joy Behar asked, “Do you think it could be a dog-whistle to his base?”

Hostin said, “Yeah. I think so. I think so. I think so.”

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