Former National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn under President Trump has refused to commit to voting for Trump in 2020.
According to The Daily Wire:
“I honestly haven’t made up my mind,” Cohn, who was replaced by NEC Director Larry Kudlow in 2018 after resigning from the administration, said during the tail end of an interview on CNBC. “I’m eager to see an economic debate between the two of them. I actually vote on issues.”
Cohn claimed to have possibly been the only Democrat “to work in the Trump administration.”
“I care a lot about the economic issues. I care about the deficit,” he continued. “I agree that this was, this corona situation was a time to allow the deficit to expand, but our current $3 trillion annual deficit that we’re having this year cannot become the new steady state.”
“I really do want to hear where the two candidates are,” Cohn added of the upcoming three presidential debates. “Just taxing to spend doesn’t make sense to me. We have to have a plan to get our fiscal house back in order.”
Cohn was instrumental in helping get President Trump’s historic Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed into law. But Cohen famously quit over President Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum products.