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A Trump administration nominee for a top international finance job at the Treasury Department has withdrawn, the White House said on Thursday.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 TrumpFlorida GOP lawmaker says he's 'thinking' about impeachment Democrats introduce 'THUG Act' to block funding for G-7 at Trump resort Kurdish group PKK pens open letter rebuking Trump's comparison to ISIS 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 MnuchinTop economic adviser warned Trump on reelection chances ahead of China truce: report The Hill's Morning Report - Tempers boil over at the White House Schumer seeks focus on health care amid impeachment fever MORE, according to NBC News's Leigh Ann Caldwell.