Trump Treasury nominee withdraws

Trump Treasury nominee withdraws
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A Trump administration nominee for a top international finance job at the Treasury Department has withdrawn, the White House said on Thursday. 

Adam Lerrick, President TrumpDonald John TrumpA better VA, with mental health services, is essential for America's veterans Pelosi, Nadler tangle on impeachment, contempt vote Trump arrives in Japan to kick off 4-day state visit MORE's pick for deputy undersecretary of the Treasury for international finance, will no longer seek Senate confirmation for that position. 

Lerrick, a conservative economist and visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), has been a vocal critic of international organizations, like the International Monetary Fund, and bailouts of banks and countries. 

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Lerrick played a key role in the restructuring of Argentina's $100 billion debt crisis, and worked on financial crises in Greece, Iceland and Cyprus, according to his biography on AEI's website.

While he may be backing out of the confirmation process, Lerrick is still expected to become a senior adviser to Treasury Secretary Steven MnuchinSteven Terner MnuchinThe Hill's Morning Report — After contentious week, Trump heads for Japan Artist designs stamp to put Harriet Tubman's face over Jackson's on bills On The Money: Senate passes disaster aid bill after deal with Trump | Trump to offer B aid package for farmers | House votes to boost retirement savings | Study says new tariffs to double costs for consumers MORE, according to NBC News's Leigh Ann Caldwell.