Kudlow released from hospital after heart attack

Kudlow released from hospital after heart attack
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Larry Kudlow, President TrumpDonald John TrumpHannity urges Trump not to fire 'anybody' after Rosenstein report Ben Carson appears to tie allegation against Kavanaugh to socialist plot Five takeaways from Cruz, O'Rourke's fiery first debate 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.”


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 CohnPoll: Majority believes Woodward book and NY Times op-ed about Trump admin Cohn: Jamie Dimon would be 'phenomenal' president On The Money: Trump announces new China tariffs | Wall Street salaries hit highest level since 2008 | GOP bets the House on the economy MORE.