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Kudlow released from hospital after heart attack

Kudlow released from hospital after heart attack
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Larry Kudlow, President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden team wants to understand Trump effort to 'hollow out government agencies' Trump's remaking of the judicial system Overnight Defense: Trump transgender ban 'inflicts concrete harms,' study says | China objects to US admiral's Taiwan visit MORE’s top economic adviser, was discharged on Wednesday morning from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center after receiving treatment for a heart attack, according to the White House. 

“Doctors say Larry's recovery is going very well,” press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement. “The president and the administration are happy Larry is back home and look forward to seeing him back to work soon.”

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Kudlow is returning home two days after suffering what the White House called a “very mild” heart attack, which was first announced on Twitter by Trump.

The health scare followed Kudlow’s appearance at the contentious Group of Seven summit last week in Canada, where Trump sparred with U.S. allies over trade. 

Kudlow participated in a series of television interviews defending Trump in his trade spat with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. 

“He really kind of stabbed us in the back,” Kudlow said of Trudeau during a Sunday appearance on CNN. 

The 70-year-old former cable news commentator was tapped to lead the National Economic Council in March, following the departure of Gary CohnGary David CohnThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by the UAE Embassy in Washington, DC - Trump OKs transition; Biden taps Treasury, State experience On The Money: Markets soar on Pfizer vaccine news | EU imposes tariffs on B of US goods over Boeing | Business groups applaud Biden's push for masks Former Trump economic aide Gary Cohn congratulates Biden MORE.