Top Economic Adviser Resigns From White House

Gary Cohn, President Trump’s top economic adviser, is resigning amid growing rifts over the direction of the administration’s economic policy.

Cohn, director of the White House’s National Economic Council, said he was stepping down on Tuesday after weeks of speculation that he and Trump were moving farther apart on trade policy.

“It has been an honor to serve my country and enact pro-growth economic policies to benefit the American people, in particular the passage of historic tax reform,” Cohn said in a statement.

“I am grateful to the president for giving me this opportunity and wish him and the administration great success in the future,” he said.

Read more at The Hill.