Trump Advisor Gary Cohn Supports Glass-Steagall
April 6, 2017 (EIRNS)—Gary Cohn, President Donald Trump’s chief economic advisor and director of the National Economic Council, reportedly said he supports Glass-Steagall-style separation of commercial and investment banking. Cohn made the comments during a private meeting with lawmakers, according to Bloomberg.com. Bloomberg reported that Cohn said,
The comments were made in answer to a question by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, although the article gave no actual quotes. After Cohn answered, Sen. Robert Corker (R-Tenn.) pressed him to clarify his views.