Tag Archives: Larry Kudlow

Kudlow Disappointed With Trump’s Treatment Of Pence

Axios reports: White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow criticized President Trump’s response to last week’s U.S. Capitol siege and his treatment of Vice President Mike Pence in the aftermath of the 2020 election, in an interview with The Wall Street Journal on Friday. Kudlow said he considered resigning after the Capitol violence, but spoke with other senior White House officials …

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WH Denies After Larry Kudlow Says Trump Worked In Oval Office Yesterday With “Extra Precautions” In Place

Axios reports: The White House denied Wednesday that President Trump worked in the Oval Office on Tuesday while still suffering from coronavirus, despite an assertion otherwise from by White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow. The state of play: Kudlow told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that Trump had worked in the Oval with unspecified “extra precautions” to protect against the spread of …

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Kudlow Claims US Has “Regained Control Of The Virus”

Mediaite reports: White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow told reporters Monday that the United States has “regained control of the virus,” blaming the United Kingdom and Europe on any stock market concerns. “I do think however there’s some worries that Britain might shut down. It’s coming out of London, I can’t verify it’s not my job, but I read the …

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Kudlow: It’d Be Unusual For US To Take Cut Of TikTok Sale, But Trump “Has His Own Mind On These Things”

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump wants to deny China some of the proceeds from the sale of ByteDance’s U.S. operations of its video-sharing app TikTok, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Wednesday, but it would be unusual for any company that acquires TikTok to provide funds to the U.S. Treasury. “Well he’s said that,” Kudlow told CNBC when …

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Kudlow: Funding Of Voting Rights Is A “Liberal Wish”

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump will not support a coronavirus relief deal that includes “voting rights” provisions backed by Democrats, White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said Thursday. “So much of the Democratic asks are really liberal, left wish lists — voting rights and aid to aliens and so forth,” he told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” when asked about …

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WH Unsure How US Gets Cut Of TikTok Sale [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: White House officials on Tuesday could not say how the U.S. government would receive a portion of the proceeds from any sale of TikTok’s U.S. operations, one day after President Donald Trump called for a cut of the money. “There’s no specific blueprint here,” White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Fox Business Network on Tuesday. “It …

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Kudlow: There’s No Second Wave, It’s Just “Hot Spots”

CNBC reports: White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow told CNBC on Monday that a “second wave” of coronavirus cases isn’t coming and that lawmakers will likely develop another stimulus package by the end of next month. Asked by “Squawk Box” co-host Becky Quick how he’s thinking about resurgences of Covid-19 cases in several states, Kudlow said he isn’t too concerned. …

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Kudlow: We Never Promised To Disclose Business Loans

Axios reports: White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow told CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday that the Trump administration never promised to release the names of businesses that received forgivable Paycheck Protection Program loans as a part of the CARES Act. Why it matters: U.S. taxpayers have provided hundreds of millions of tax dollars to bail out small businesses impacted …

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Kudlow: There Is “No Second Wave” Of COVID [VIDEO]

Politico reports: White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Friday declared that a “second wave” of the coronavirus was not descending upon the country, even as cases of Covid-19 are spiking in more than a dozen states. “There is no emergency. There is no second wave. I don’t know where that got started on Wall Street,” Kudlow told “Fox & …

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Larry Kudlow Defends Downplaying Pandemic: When I Said It Was Contained It Was True At The Time [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow defended his infamous assertion in late February that the coronavirus pandemic had been contained “pretty close to airtight,” telling CNN anchor Jake Tapper on Sunday that his remarks were factual at the time. Noting that there appears to be a disconnect within the Trump administration between public health experts and …

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Kudlow: Virus Response Will Help Trump’s Reelection

Roll Call reports: National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow, who was appointed to President Donald Trump’s coronavirus task force on Thursday, said Friday he believed the administration’s handling of the response to COVID-19 would be a boon for his 2020 campaign. “I think the way he’s handling this will have a very positive effect on his reelection campaign,” Kudlow told …

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Trump Lackey Claims US Has “Contained” Coronavirus

Politico reports: White House National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said Tuesday that the U.S. has “contained” the threat of a domestic coronavirus outbreak, breaking with the warnings of officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “We have contained this, I won’t say airtight but pretty close to airtight,” Kudlow told CNBC’s Kelly Evans on Tuesday afternoon. Kudlow’s …

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Trump And GOP Seek To Save 2020 With More Tax Cuts

The Washington Post reports: White House officials and congressional Republicans have begun early talks on a new package of tax reductions and economic growth measures, under pressure from President Trump, who is agitating to announce a new tax cut proposal heading into the 2020 election. The discussions are preliminary and far from the decision stage, according to officials involved. The …

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Kudlow: The Federal Reserve Is Part Of The Deep State

CNBC reports: White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Thursday took a shot at members of the Federal Reserve board as part of the “deep state.” “I don’t want to get into a lot of Fed bashing,” Kudlow told CNBC in an interview from the White House lawn. “They do the best they can. Their models are highly flawed. The …

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Kudlow: The Burden Of Tariffs “Falls Heavily On China”

CBS News reports: President Trump’s top economic adviser says China is bearing the brunt of the escalating trade dispute with the U.S., dismissing fears that reciprocal protectionist policies between the two economic giants will harm the American economy and precipitate a potential recession. “The economic burden of these tariffs is falling most heavily on China, probably by a factor of …

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Kudlow Dismisses Recession Warnings, Praises Trump On Greenland: He Knows About Buying Real Estate

NBC News reports: White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Sunday sought to allay fears of an economic downturn, saying “I don’t see a recession at all.” The White House adviser demurred when asked by “Fox News Sunday” guest host Dana Perino whether the Trump administration is considering concrete steps to stave off a potential recession after short-term U.S. treasury …

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Kudlow Rages That Trump “Doesn’t Make Things Up” After Trump Busted Lying About Request By Indian PM

Beltway Breakfast reports: National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow on Tuesday denied that President Donald Trump had lied about being asked to mediate the long-running dispute between India and Pakistan over the Kashmir border region. “The President doesn’t make things up,” Kudlow said when asked whether Trump had fabricated the claim. He added that in his opinion, the query was …

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Trump Chewed Out Larry Kudlow For Admitting That US Consumers Pay His Tariffs, Not China’s Government

The New York Daily News reports: Larry Kudlow is finding out the hard way that pleasing the Donald and telling the truth is a tough balancing act. The White House economics czar reportedly got chewed out by President Trump for admitting that American consumers will pay the price for the White House’s tariff-happy trade war. “Trump called Larry, and they …

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Kudlow Admits That US Consumers Pay Tariffs (Trump Often Lies That China Pays Them To The US Treasury)

Axios reports: White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow admitted to Fox News’ Chris Wallace on Sunday that the Chinese do not directly pay tariffs on goods coming into the U.S., but argued that China will suffer GDP losses as a result of a diminishing export markets. President Trump has repeatedly claimed, incorrectly, that tariffs are forcing China is paying billions …

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WH Economic Advisor Larry Kudlow: Federal Employees Are “Working For Free” Out Of Allegiance To Trump

The Hill reports: President Trump’s top economic advisor on Thursday said federal employees were “volunteering” to work amid the partial government shutdown in part because of their “allegiance to President Trump.” “They honor us and they do it because of their love for their country and the office of the presidency and presumably their allegiance to President Trump,” National Economic …

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