Top Goldman Sachs veteran gets Trump's attention on jobs, taxes and more
But Cohn's prominent role in economic policy has generated outrage in some quarters
Mon, Feb 13, 2017 - 5:50 AM
The direct access to the president has been crucial as Mr Cohn (right) navigates a White House where Mr Bannon and Mr Miller are power brokers whose worldviews differ from his, and where unexpected presidential complaints, broadcast on Twitter, can significantly recalibrate the day's agenda.
A FEW weeks after the election, Gary Cohn, the president of Goldman Sachs, was summoned to Trump Tower for a discussion about the economy. It would be the first of many such meetings with then-president-elect Donald Trump.
During that sit-down, on Nov 29, Mr Cohn briefed...