By John Carney
The National Economic Council has become a globalist juggernaut inside the White House that is working to undermine the economic nationalist agenda for which President Donald Trump was elected.
Headed up by former Goldman Sachs trader Gary Cohn, the once sleepy NEC has been transformed into a powerful force inside the Trump administration, according to an explosive exposé in Politico. At every turn, Cohn and his NEC cohorts have pushed back against those inside the White House who have labored to keep the administration on track with its campaign promises on trade.
Politico’s Nancy Cook and Andrew Restuccia provide a concrete example of the globalist gang’s work:
In the run-up to this week’s G-20 summit in Germany, Cohn has been among the White House aides trying to prevent Trump from imposing broad and strict trade restrictions on steel imports. Trump is warming to a more targeted approach…
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