Donald Trump has picked Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn to direct the National Economic Council in the White House, NBC News reported Friday morning.Some "swamp draining", there.
The council helps advise the president on economic policy.
Cohn would be the second Goldman-linked appointment for the president-elect, who already named former Goldman Sachs partner Steven Mnuchin as Treasury secretary.
Trump was a vocal critic of Wall Street banks on the campaign trail and repeatedly called on Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton to release the transcripts of the paid speeches she delivered to Goldman Sachs. He also accused former GOP primary rival Sen. Ted Cruz (Texas) of being “owned” by Goldman Sachs.
No doubt that the Apologists for The Donald(tm) will be all over social media and the talk shows to explain why this isn't just another example of Trump butt-ficking his supporters. They might as well have elected Lloyd Blankfeld, Jamie Diamond or Angelo Mozilo.
And once this site gets a feed set up, I'll add it.