For days now, social media users in the Middle East have been sharing a video that depicts the current US treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, committing suicide. Many believed the video’s content to the extent some were openly celebrating his death.
The clip being circulated shows a man in a suit, speaking in a press conference, after which, he pulls out a gun from an envelope and points it towards his face. The audience attempted to protest, only to fail after the man pulled the trigger.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. (AP)