Fri Aug 18, 2017 AT 12:48 PM EDT
Former Speaker Newt Gingrich said President Trump needs to make “serious changes” if he wants to have a stable presidency, reports The Hill. The Trump ally said in a Fox News interview with Bill Hemmer on Friday that Trump has taken a “good first step” by bringing in John Kelly as chief of staff, but that other changes are necessary.
Thu Aug 17, 2017 AT 1:33 PM EDT
White House Economic Adviser Gary Cohn is remaining in his post, a White House official said on Thursday, after speculation earlier in the day of Cohn’s possible departure rattled the U.S. stock market and the dollar, reports Reuters.
Wed Aug 16, 2017 AT 2:31 PM EDT
President Donald Trump on Wednesday disbanded two of his economic councils after a wave of defections from high-profile CEOs, reports The Hill. “Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum, I am ending both. Thank you all!” Trump wrote in a tweet disbanding his Manufacturing Advisory Council and the Strategic and Policy Forum. Both councils were already facing the loss of multiple members, The Hill.