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  1. the national interest
    It Takes More Than ‘Adults in the Room’ to Control a Petulant Leader Like TrumpThere are parallels to Weimar failures in a too-forgiving GOP enamored by tax cuts.
  2. Why This Key Trump Adviser Strikes Fear Into GOP HeartsThe possibility that Gary Cohn will be replaced by Trump’s nationalist trade guru Peter Navarro has many mainstream conservatives nervous.
  3. Goldman CEO Lloyd Blankfein Is Reportedly Preparing to Step DownMore time to let the beard grow.
  4. Trump: Gary Cohn Is a ‘Globalist’ But I Like Him AnywayThe departing White House chief economic adviser will be back, Trump said.
  5. Trump Brings Back Ancient GOP Tradition of ProtectionismHe appears to be a true believer in reversing globalization, not just using tariffs as a weapon. That’s both new — and very old — for Republicans.
  6. Trump Bids Good-bye to Gary Cohn — and Empirical RealityThe president’s worst impulses had been constrained by deference to the stock market and corporate America. Now, he’s thumbing his nose at both.
  7. Gary Cohn to Resign, Clearing the Way For Trump’s Trade WarThe White House just lost its influential opponent of dumb trade policies.
  8. ‘Trade Wars Are Good.’ Business Is Scared of Trump for the First Time.Trump has wandered off the reservation before, but this time he might not come back.
  9. Commerce Department Offers Trump Ammunition for His Trade WarTrump has until April 11 to decide whether to impose high tariffs on aluminum and steel. It’s a subject that divides his party and administration.
  10. Report: Mnuchin Not Lying Well Enough About Taxes for Paul Ryan’s LikingThe Treasury secretary has fallen out of favor in congressional circles.
  11. Senator: Gary Cohn Faked Bad Reception and Hung Up on Trump“… Sorry Mr. President … We’re losing you … Talk soon …” Click.
  12. Trump’s Corporate Tax Cuts Won’t Spur CEOs to Invest, Say Group of CEOsThe public doesn’t like big corporate tax cuts. And at least one group of CEOs didn’t validate the White House’s arguments for them.
  13. the national interest
    Gary Cohn: ‘The Most Excited Group Out There Are Big CEOs, About Our Tax Plan’When Trump economic advisers fail at spin.
  14. Trump Administration ‘Can’t Guarantee’ Middle Class Won’t Pay Higher TaxesThe Republican tax-cut nightmare begins.
  15. Gary Cohn Was Set to Be the Next Fed Chairman, Then He Criticized TrumpThe president was reportedly angry that Cohn publicly criticized him over his “many sides” response to Charlottesville.
  16. Gary Cohn: Only ‘Morons’ Pay the Estate TaxYour populist government at work.
  17. Breitbart News Will Try to Force Trump to Be Trump, Whether He Likes It or NotYou can expect Breitbart News to intensify its efforts to get Trump to stay “populist”, even if it mean repudiating key family members and advisers.
  18. Fed Chair Warns Trump Not to Roll Back Wall Street RegulationsJanet Yellen offered a vigorous defense of financial reform on Friday — and may have jeopardized her future at the central bank in the process.
  19. Gary Cohn Defies Nazis by Supporting Their Favorite President“I will not allow neo-Nazis ranting ‘Jews will not replace us’ to cause this Jew to leave his job.” That’ll show ‘em.
  20. We’re Grading Trump Like He’s a Montessori Kindergartener: Tax-Policy EditionThe Trump administration reportedly has “its act together on tax reform.” Also, its only idea for how to finance tax cuts is “blow out the deficit.”
  21. Gary Cohn Is the Front-runner to Replace Yellen As Fed Chair: ReportThe former Goldman Sachs president could soon lead one of the most powerful regulators of Wall Street.
  22. Populist President: I’d Rather Get Advice From Wall Street Than ‘a Poor Person’At a rally in Iowa, Trump explains why his cabinet is filled with multimillionaires.
  23. Gary Cohn Has Profited From Big Mistakes. So Why Not Go Work for Trump?Watching a risky career move unfold in real time.
  24. Republicans Are Struggling to Find Enough Votes to Pass Zombie TrumpcareHere we go again.
  25. Trump’s Syria Strike Is Latest Sign of Steve Bannon’s Waning InfluenceTwo sources close to Bannon say he argued against the strike, on the grounds it didn’t serve America’s interests.
  26. Trump’s Top Economic Adviser Backs Breaking Up the Big BanksThe Trump administration has assembled a long list of popular, left-wing policies that it has shown no intention of actually trying to pass.
  27. Republicans Tearing Each Other to Pieces Over Trumpcare DebacleIt’s the Night of the Long Knives for the fine-tuned machine.
  28. Reports: Newest White House Feud Is Goldman Executives vs. the PopulistsGary Cohn is apparently playing the game of background thrones.
  29. Trump Announces Plan to Let Wall Street Scam America AgainForcing financial advisers to do what’s best for their clients is “like putting only healthy food on the menu,” says Gary Cohn.
  30. wall street
    For Wall Streeters Who Bet Long on Trump, It’s Bonus TimeAfter getting behind their very unlikely candidate, a few financiers are salivating over the dividends.
  31. Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn Is a Rising Power in TrumpworldOne insider sees him as a potential chief of staff if Priebus stumbles.
  32. Trump Taps President of Goldman Sachs for National Economic CouncilKeep draining that swamp.
  33. Goldman No. 2 Angles for PromotionBut only when the time is right.
  34. Report Can’t Confirm What Words Bankers Used to Describe Reform, But Can Assure Us They Were Not NiceCockiness and disdain at Davos.
  35. It’s Business As Usual at This Year’s World Economic ForumDrinking openly is back at Davos.
  36. Lloyd Blankfein’s Secret Facebook FeedContrary to what they’d like us to believe, Goldman Sachs employees have been on Facebook a long time.
  37. goldmanfellas
    Gary Cohn Can’t Spell, But He Is Not StupidGoldman’s COO can immediately suss out who is a “retread” and who is not.
  38. What Were Gary Cohn and Lloyd Blankfein Whispering About During Obama’s Speech?Apparently, Obama’s use of the phrase “financial weapons of mass destruction” set off some whispers in the Goldman seats.
  39. Top Goldman Executive Gary Cohn to Attend Obama SpeechCOO to pierce president with laser eyes.
  40. Rules for Working at Goldman SachsExecutives at the bank have asked employees to tone down their behavior in order to avoid further public relations disasters.