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Kudlow wants to keep Cohn’s National Economic Council staff

Larry Kudlow, conservative economist and commentator. Photo: Adam Jeffery / CNBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

Incoming National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow told the Washington Post Monday he had recently informed the staff assembled by his predecessor, Gary Cohn, to stay on. The conservative commentator and economic analyst, also promised not to overhaul the office.

Why it matters: Cohn led efforts against some Trump policies such as tariffs.