Larry Kudlow is in the lead to win the top job as the top White House economics adviser, Donald Trump indicated Tuesday.
“I’m looking at Larry Kudlow very strongly,” Trump said in answer to a reporter’s question about who would succeed outgoing Gary Cohn as director of the National Economic Council.
In his comments Tuesday, Trump said that Kudlow’s free-trade stance is not necessarily a barrier to him getting the job.
“I’ve known him for a long time.
“Larry has been a friend of mine for a very long time,” Trump said.