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Report: Chris Liddell Appointed White House Deputy Chief of Staff

Chris Liddell, a member of the White House Office of American Innovation, will serve as deputy to John Kelly, the administration’s chief of staff, and oversee policy coordination efforts, CNBC reported Monday. “Chris is widely respected across the administration and is highly qualified to oversee and coordinate our policy process,” …

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White House Considers Christopher Liddell for NEC Director Post

Christopher Liddell, director of strategic initiatives at the White House, has emerged as a front-runner to succeed former National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn, the New York Times reported Saturday. The report said Cohn resigned as NEC head and President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser due to differences of opinion over …

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Report: Abigail Slater to Serve as Tech Adviser to Trump

Abigail Slater, general counsel at the Internet Association, will join the White House’s National Economic Council as special assistant to the president for technology, telecommunications and cybersecurity policy, The Hill reported Thursday. Slater will succeed Grace Koh when the latter leaves in March and will advise President Donald Trump on technology, telecommunications …

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White House Reports Continued Manufacturing Sector Progress in US

Manufacturing in the U.S. under President Barack Obama has continued to progress in terms of job availability and investments in public-private partnerships, the White House said Friday. National Economic Council Director Jeffrey Zients wrote that several factors have affected the “revitalization” of the manufacturing industry such as POTUS’ National Network for …

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Adewale Adeyem Appointed Deputy National Security Adviser on Int’l Economic Affairs

Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo, deputy director of the National Economic Council, will succeed Caroline Atkinson as the president’s deputy national security adviser for international economic affairs, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Nick Timiraos writes that Adeyemo has held leadership roles at the Treasury Department prior to joining NEC this fall, including as …

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Beth Cobert: White House Unveils Agenda to Spur Economic Growth, Address Vet Homelessness

The Obama administration has released a series of goals and strategic plans aimed to encourage economic growth and long-term fiscal performance in agencies. Beth Cobert wrote on the Office of Management and Budget blog that the National Economic Council, Commerce Department and State Department will lead activities to encourage more foreign investments in the U.S. …

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Beth Cobert Confirmed as OMB Deputy Director

Beth Cobert was confirmed as the next deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget by the Senate Wednesday night in a voice vote, Federal News Radio reports. Jason Miller writes the 29-year McKinsey and Co. veteran succeeds Jeffrey Zients, who resigned from the post in May and now serves as …

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