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Gary Cohn drafts resignation, later changes his mind

Gary Cohn was anguished by Donald Trump's remarks after the Charlottesville violence on August 12

Kate Kelly & Maggie Haberman | NYT 

Gary D Cohn, the director of the White House Economic Council, wrote a resignation letter after President Trump blamed “both sides” in the deadly protest this month against a Charlottesville, Virginia, rally by white supremacists and neo-Nazis, according to three people familiar with the document. Cohn ultimately changed his mind and decided in recent days to remain on as Trump’s chief economic advisor, said one person familiar with his thinking. But in a stunning critique of the president, Cohn told The Financial Times in an interview published on Friday ...

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First Published: Mon, August 28 2017. 03:18 IST
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