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On Tuesday night, President Trump asked Larry Kudlow to head up his National Economic Council, CNBC reports.
The network also says Trump could announce the Kudlow pick as early as tomorrow. Kudlow has been with CNBC nearly from the start and for the last several years has been senior contributor for the network.
Kudlow would replace Gary Cohn, who resigned last week following a disagreement about the president’s tariff plan. CNBC says Kudlow “advocates for free trade and generally opposes tariffs.” But Kudlow did tweet this earlier this week:
— Larry Kudlow (@larry_kudlow) March 11, 2018
In 2016, Kudlow considered the idea of running for Senate from Connecticut.