CNBC's Kudlow to be top White House economic adviser

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President Trump offered the cable television commentator the job Wednesday to replace former Goldman Sachs executive Gary Cohn, who resigned last week after a dispute over tariffs.

Larry Kudlow, new chief economic advisor to Trump, says China 'has earned a tough response'

CNBC / World

China can expect the U.S. to take a tough stance when it comes to international trade, Larry Summers, the newly appointed director of the National Economic Council, said Wednesday.

Trump Plans to Name Kudlow Top Economic Adviser, CNBC ...

Bloomberg / News

President Donald Trump plans to name economist and CNBC contributor Larry Kudlow to replace Gary Cohn as director of the White House National Economic ...

Trump taps Kudlow as top White House economic adviser

Washington Post

Larry Kudlow, a conservative economic media analyst and Trump campaign adviser, championed the president's plan to cut taxes. But Kudlow recently criticized Trump's moves to add tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. He’ll replace Gary…

Trump taps Larry Kudlow to replace Gary Cohn

Fox News

President offers the CNBC personality the position of White House National Economic Council director; Peter Doocy reports from St. Louis, Missouri.

Larry Kudlow: TV pundit to replace Gary Cohn as Trump's top economic adviser

Conservative commentator was chosen from a shortlist of just one candidate for one of the most powerful posts in the administration

Larry Kudlow to replace Gary Cohn as Trump's top economic advisor


Trump could announce his decision to choose the economist and CNBC senior contributor as soon as Thursday.

Kudlow says Trump to name him top White House economic adviser

Reuters / Markets

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. television commentator and conservative economic analyst Larry Kudlow said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump had picked him to replace Gary Cohn as the top White House economic adviser.

Trump picks CNBC commentator Larry Kudlow as top economic adviser

NY Daily News / News

President Trump is expected to formally tap CNBC commentator Larry Kudlow as his top economic adviser, replacing Gary Cohn.

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