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Economic adviser knocks Trump's response to Charlottesville


August 25, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top economic adviser to President Donald Trump said he's come under "enormous pressure" both to quit and to remain at the White House following the administration's widely criticized response to violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

White House economic adviser Gary Cohn said in an interview with the Financial Times: "As a Jewish American, I will not allow neo-Nazis ranting 'Jews will not replace us' to cause this Jew to leave his job."

Cohn said he was reluctant to leave also because he feels a duty to his job. But, he said, he felt "comp...

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