Gary Cohn: I'm still a Democrat

Gary Cohn: I'm still a Democrat
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President Trump’s top economic adviser said Thursday he is still a Democrat, despite his post in the administration.

"I still am," said Gary CohnGary Davivd CohnTrump urged postmaster general to double rates on Amazon: report Overnight Finance: Deal on Dodd-Frank rollback | Trump pulls US out of Iran nuke deal | House votes to repeal auto-loan guidance, setting new precedent Gary Cohn: I feel 'freer' and 'happier' since leaving White House MORE, director of the White House National Economic Council, while addressing the Economic Club of Washington, Bloomberg reported.

Cohn also said that he intends to stay in his position “as long as I possibly can,” according to the report.


Cohn reportedly drafted a letter of resignation in August after Trump made the controversial remark that “people on both sides” were responsible for the violence at the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va.

Cohn was also being considered to lead the Federal Reserve, but Trump is expected to announce Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell as his pick on Thursday afternoon.

Cohn said in his Thursday remarks that the president’s pick is a “spectacular choice,” but did not reveal the selection.