Trump Says Gary Cohn Might 'Go Out and Make Another Couple Hundred Million' and Then 'Come Back'

While chief White House economic adviser Gary Cohn is set to leave his post in the coming weeks, President Donald Trump suggested during a cabinet meeting on Thursday that he may eventually return to the administration—but only after he spends some time in the private sector reaping the benefits of the massive tax cuts he helped craft.

“Cohn delivered bigly for Goldman Sachs.”
—Gary Rivlin

“He’s gonna go out and make another couple hundred million and then he’s gonna maybe come back,” Trump said of Cohn, an ex-Goldman Sachs executive whose estimated net worth is somewhere between $200-600 million. “We’ll be here another seven years, hopefully. That’s a long time, but I have a feeling you’ll be back.”

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