He’d replace Gary Cohn who recently stepped down due to friction against Trump’s Foreign Trade policies….
President Trump will make economist Larry Kudlow his next national economic adviser, replacing Gary Cohn, according to a new report.
CNBC is reporting that the president could tap Kudlow as early as Thursday. Kudlow is a senior contributor at CNBC.
Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Trump said he is looking “very strongly” at Kudlow, who worked for the Federal Reserve and the Reagan administration before becoming a recognizable face on television. The president said he’s also speaking to “many others” about the job but that Kudlow “has a very good chance.”
“I’ve known him a long time,” Trump said “We don’t agree on everything. In this case I think it’s good. I want a diversity of opinion…He backed me very early in the campaign, I think the earliest. I think he was one of my original backers, he’s a very, very talented man.”…