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Trump Picks Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn as Economic Adviser

HeadlineDec 13, 2016

In more news on Cabinet picks, Donald Trump has officially asked Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn to be director of the National Economic Council. Cohn will become the third Goldman Sachs-linked member of Trump’s inner circle. Steven Mnuchin, Trump’s pick for treasury secretary, was a second-generation Goldman Sachs executive. Stephen Bannon, Trump’s chief strategist, is also a former Goldman Sachs executive. The Trump transition team also officially announced Monday that retired four-star Marine General John Kelly is Trump’s pick for secretary of homeland security. And The New York Times has reported Trump is considering former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina for director of national intelligence.

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