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Trump’s former national security adviser confirms Gary Cohn stole documents off Trump’s desk to keep the US from leaving major trade deals...

H.R. McMaster, the former national security adviser, confirmed that Gary Cohn took documents off President Donald Trump's desk that would have pulled the US out of a major trade deal with South Korea. The allegation was a key story in Bob Woodward's new book, "Fear: Trump in the White House."

Gary Cohn, Trump’s former top economic adviser, was reportedly approached by Wells Fargo board members about becoming the bank’s CEO

Wells Fago board members approached Gary Cohn, the long-time Goldman Sachs executive and President Donald Trump's former top economic adviser, about the bank's CEO job according to the New York Post. Wells Fargo has been caught up in a series of scandals over the past two years.
Gary Cohn doesn't think tax cuts primarily helped the rich.

Gary Cohn rips into Wall Street critic Elizabeth Warren, calling her attacks on banks ‘naive’

Gary Cohn, the former top economic adviser to President Donald Trump, responded to some of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's criticism of the administration's policy and Wall Street banks. He disagreed that the tax cuts Trump signed into law in January primarily benefited the rich.
Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase

Gary Cohn says Jamie Dimon would be a ‘phenomenal’ and ‘spectacular’ president

Gary Cohn, who was president of Goldman Sachs before he joined the Trump administration, was speaking Monday days after Dimon said he could "beat Trump" in an election. Dimon later walked back his remarks.
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Gary Cohn confirmed a major revelation about the GOP tax bill fight from Bob Woodward’s new book

Gary Cohn confirmed on Monday that President Donald Trump wanted to raise the top marginal tax rate to 44%, during an event in New York, confirming a detail in Bob Woodward's new book "Fear: Trump in the White House." Cohn declined to answer more questions about Woodward's book.
President Donald Trump at a Carrier factory in Indiana

Bob Woodward book: Trump thought his tariffs were boosting jobs numbers — before any tariffs were imposed

President Donald Trump thought that his tariffs were helping the US job market before the tariffs were even imposed according to Bob Woodward's new book "Fear: Trump in the White House."
National Economic Council director Gary Cohn

The key figures at the center of the most explosive allegations in Bob Woodward’s book are pushing back

Gary Cohn, President Donald Trump's former top economic adviser, pushed back on reports in the veteran journalist Bob Woodward's new book, "Fear: Trump in the White House," saying in a statement to Axios that "this book does not accurately portray my experience at the White House."

Woodward book: Trump refused a joke from Gary Cohn about stretching the word ‘Trump’ over 1,200 miles of the border wall

President Donald Trump refused to use a joke from Gary Cohn that poked fun at the president's penchant for putting his own name on large real estate developments. The anecdote is another example from Bob Woodward's new book "Fear" describing the fraught relationship between Cohn and Trump.

Bob Woodward book: Gary Cohn was ‘astounded at Trump’s lack of basic understanding’ about the federal debt

President Donald Trump was confused about the basics of the federal deficit, the debt ceiling, and other economic issues, according to Bob Woodward's new book, "Fear: Trump in the White House."
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Trump reportedly wanted to raise the top income tax bracket to 44%, but Gary Cohn talked him out of it

President Donald Trump reportedly wanted to raise the top individual income tax bracket by more than 4 percentage points, but former National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn talked him out of it.