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Trump’s top economic adviser, Gary Cohn, is leaving the White House

Drew Angerer/Getty images Gary Cohn, Trump’s top economic adviser and a former Goldman Sachs executive, is departing his position at the White House. The move comes after a tumultuous year as the National Economic Council director, which included fights with Trump over his response to Charlottesville and the passage of a massive tax overhaul. For…

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Cohn’s Exit Leaves Hard-Liners Ascendant in Trump White House

Gary Cohn’s departure from the White House is a victory for the protectionists and immigration hawks who have sought to push President Donald Trump to fully embrace their views. The former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. president said Tuesday he would resign after what had become a bitter and personal dispute within the White House over…

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Trump’s Spy Chief Says Russian Meddling Is a White House Priority

President Donald Trump has offered to order intelligence agencies to take more action against cyber threats if his intervention is needed, according to the top U.S. spy chief, who said the White House is “actively engaged” in responding to Russian election meddling that the president has downplayed. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats told the Senate…

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Cohn Tries to Head Off Trump Tariffs With White House Summit

White House economic adviser Gary Cohn is summoning executives from U.S. companies that depend on aluminum and steel to meet this week with President Donald Trump in a last-ditch effort to halt steep tariffs announced last week, according to two people familiar with the matter. Cohn is arranging for a White House meeting on Thursday that…

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Anthony Scaramucci is banned from visiting the White House

Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci. Hollis Johnson Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci is reportedly on a list of people barred from visiting the White House. That news comes a day after Scaramucci denied he was blocked. Internal emails reveal that only White House chief of staff John Kelly or deputy chief…