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Trump asks TV whacko for advice on Fed appointment

“I like her a lot.” Trump’s assessment of Fed Chair Yellen

dobbsPresident Donald Trump solicited advice from Fox Business anchor Lou Dobbs on Wednesday on whom he should pick as the next chair of the Federal Reserve, agreeing with Dobbs’ assessment that incumbent chair Janet Yellen “might be worth keeping” on in the role.

Trump, pressed on who plans to nominate for the upcoming vacancy during an interview on Fox Business, tossed the question over to Dobbs, asking what the host’s “preference” would be.

“I would love to hear you. I only want that from people I respect,” the president told Dobbs.

“I would love to hear you. I only want that from people I respect,” the president told Dobbs.

“I personally believe that Janet Yellen might be worth keeping,” Dobbs replied.

The president responded that Yellen “was very impressive” during their recent meeting in the Oval Office, adding, “I like her a lot.”

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