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The Impact of Gary Cohn's Resignation
Mar 8, 2018 at 09:15 PM

The Quick Facts

  • On Tuesday, Gary Cohn resigned from his position as President Trump’s top economic adviser.
  • Cohn’s decision was announced after President Trump declared his plan to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, a move that Cohn opposed. Cohn had previously stated that he may resign if Trump went through with the tariff plans.
  • On Thursday, Trump spoke about Cohn at a Cabinet meeting, stating, “He may be a globalist, but I still like him.” Trump also said that Cohn could return to the White House in the future. 

Food For Thought

What is Gary Cohn's legacy from his time in the White House? What impact will his departure have on the Trump administration’s economic policies? 

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