Uneasy Rifts

Gary Cohn,

the National Economic Council director. Was on the brink of resigning.

After President Donald Trump’s freewheeling

press conference earlier this month

in which he likened,

white supremacists.

To counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia.

The moment laid bare
uneasy rifts
in the White House between Trump’s nationalist backers.
Including Steve Bannon,
who was forced out
days later
and more liberal advisers such as Cohn.
However, a number of embattled administration officials,
and have toyed with the idea of departing.
The administration amid the chaotic
first months.
of the Trump presidency. Often,
they find a compelling reason to stay.

 

 

 

 

“Gary Cohn, the National Economic Council director, was on the brink of resigning after President Donald Trump’s freewheeling press conference earlier this month in which he likened white supremacists to counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia.

The moment laid bare uneasy rifts in the White House between Trump’s nationalist backers — including Steve Bannon, who was forced out days later — and more liberal advisers such as Cohn.
However, a number of embattled administration officials have toyed with the idea of departing the administration amid the chaotic first months of the Trump presidency. Often, they find a compelling reason to stay.”
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