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Trump Taps Cable Host To Replace Gary Cohn

Business Insider reports: Conservative economist Larry Kudlow will replace Gary Cohn as National Economic Council director and become the top economic adviser to President Donald Trump according to a new report. Multiple reports say that Kudlow, who is a CNBC contributor, will be named NEC director as soon as Thursday. Trump suggested that the offer was imminent while talking to …

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BREAKING: Trump Adviser Gary Cohn To Resign

The New York Times reports: Gary D. Cohn, President Trump’s top economic adviser, plans to resign, becoming the latest in a series of high-profile departures from the Trump administration, White House officials said on Tuesday. The officials insisted there was no single factor behind the departure of Mr. Cohn, who heads the National Economic Council. But his decision to leave …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

PBS reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is expected to address President Donald Trump and Republicans’ new plan for tax reform in a Thursday news briefing. After significant setbacks on health care this week, senior Republican lawmakers said they were confident about their chances of passing tax reform. After unveiling a nine-page tax reform plan Wednesday, Republican leaders, …

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Man Worth $266 Million Reassures Nation That Trump’s Proposed Tax Plan Won’t Benefit The Wealthy [VIDEO]

Politico reports: White House economic adviser Gary Cohn insisted Thursday morning that “the wealthy are not getting a tax cut under our plan,” a defense of President Donald Trump’s proposed overhaul of the tax code that contradicts what some experts have said about the plan. Despite Cohn’s assurances, Democrats have argued that Trump’s tax plan will indeed benefit the wealthy, …

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REPORT: Gary Cohn May Get The Boot Very Soon

Breitbart exults: Gary Cohn may not be Donald Trump’s chief economic adviser for much longer. Cohn’s fraying relationship with the president is raising questions about how much longer the former Goldman Sachs executive will remain in his post, according to a report from Reuters citing “sources close to the White House.” The Wall Street Journal reported, and Breitbart News confirmed, …

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Gary Cohn Blasts Trump Over Nazi Response

The New York Times reports: A prominent Jewish member of President Trump’s administration said that the White House “can and must do better” in consistently condemning hate groups. The sharp critique from Mr. Trump’s top economic adviser, Gary D. Cohn, came nearly two weeks after deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va., in response to a rally led by white nationalist groups. …

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SWAMP THINGS: Net Worth Of Trump And His Cabinet Now Greater Than The GDP Of 70 Small Countries

The Boston Globe reports: President-elect Donald Trump boasted about his wealth during his campaign. Now he’s surrounding himself with people who have similarly unimaginable riches. Collectively, the wealth of his Cabinet choices so far is about five times greater than President Obama’s Cabinet and about 34 times greater than the one George W. Bush led at the end of his …

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SWAMP THING: Trump Names Zillionaire Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn To Run Economic Council

The Hill reports: Donald Trump has picked Goldman Sachs president Gary Cohn to direct the National Economic Council in the White House, NBC News reported Friday morning. The council helps advise the president on economic policy. Cohn would be the second Goldman-linked appointment for the president-elect, who already named former Goldman Sachs partner Steven Mnuchin as Treasury secretary. Cohn met …

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