The White House Trade War Takes Its First Victim As Gary Cohn Resigns

March 7, 2018
9mo ago

Chief Economic Adviser Gary Cohn is resigning after President Trump doubled down on his commitment to steel and aluminum tariffs - a move Cohn strongly opposed.

Todd Hitt, CEO of Kiddar Capital, and Eric Boehm, Reporter at, discuss the effect that Cohn's departure could have on the White House. Without Cohn, the White House is losing one of its biggest globalist voices.

President Trump is committed to implementing steel and aluminum tariffs. According Axios' Jonathan Swan, the president could put announce those proposals as soon as tomorrow.