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Trump considering Chris Liddell to replace Gary Cohn

President Trump and Chris Liddell hold up a chart. Photo: Al Drago/Bloomberg boa Getty Images

Two sources with direct knowledge have confirmed to me the New York Times report that President Trump is strongly considering Chris Liddell to replace Gary Cohn as Trump’s chief economic adviser.

It’s not a done deal — and Trump has spitballed up to a dozen names throughout the week including Fed Chair contender Kevin Warsh — but absent another strong contender Liddell looks ever-more likely to get the nod, a senior official told me.