Director of the National Economic Council, Gary Cohn. Photo: Drew Angerer / Getty Images

President Trump has tweeted that there are "many people wanting" to replace Gary Cohn, and a decision will come shortly.

The bottom line: The White House has not done succession planning for Cohn. One problem is Trump likes CEOs and business celebrities and it’s going to be very hard — probably impossible — to get somebody of Cohn’s stature to replace him.

  • It's likely that senior NEC officials follow Cohn out the door. I’m told at least two are expected to leave in the next two weeks.
  • Trump had planned to sign his steel and aluminum tariffs on Thursday but nothing is certain. Half of the Senate is currently trying to get Trump on the phone and every Republican in Washington is trying to talk him out of these tariffs.
  • Trump has no allies in Washington for these tariffs. Democrats who would naturally support them won’t speak up for Trump because they’re afraid of being politically tied to Trump.

Go deeper: The backstory behind Cohn's departure.

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House will not hold votes until Sept. 14 unless stimulus deal is reached

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House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.0 announced Monday that the House will not hold any floor votes until Sept. 14, though members will remain on 24-hour notice to return to Washington in case a deal on coronavirus stimulus is reached.

Why it matters: Democrats and the Trump administration remain deadlocked and have not met since negotiations broke down without a deal on Friday.

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Coronavirus dashboard

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  1. Global: Total confirmed cases as of 3 p.m. ET: 19,936,547 — Total deaths: 732,467 — Total recoveries — 12,144,510Map.
  2. U.S.: Total confirmed cases as of 3 p.m. ET: 5,063,770 — Total deaths: 163,156 — Total recoveries: 1,656,864 — Total tests: 61,792,571Map.
  3. Business: Richer Americans are more comfortable eating out.
  4. Public health: How America can do smarter testing.
  5. Sports: The cost of kids losing gym class — College football is on the brink.
  6. World: Europe's CDC recommends new restrictions amid "true resurgence in cases."

Trump says he'll accept nomination at White House or Gettysburg

Trump at the 2016 Republican National Convention. Photo: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call via Getty Images

President Trump tweeted Monday that he'll deliver his speech accepting the Republican nomination for president at either the Gettysburg battlefield in Pennsylvania or at the White House.

The state of play: Republican National Convention planners are looking for a new venue for the president to deliver his acceptance speech after convention events were canceled in Jacksonville, Fla., due to coronavirus concerns.