Trump Has ‘Very Tremendous’ Assembly With Warsh To Speak About Chairing Fed

| Alastair Grant/AP Trump has ‘very positive’ meeting with Warsh to discuss chairing FedPresident Donald Trump met with former Federal Reserve Governor Kevin Warsh on Thursday at the White House about taking the top job at the central bank, two people familiar with the meeting said Friday.
Story Continued BelowThe meeting, first reported by The Wall Street Journal, came as the White House begins to focus more closely on the Fed chair position.
A more hawkish Fed chair could look to raise rates more quickly, slowing economic growth, especially if a big tax cut package threatens to stoke inflation.
But Warsh comes across as a very polished executive and the meeting with Trump could help ease the president’s concern about his youthfulness.
People close to Cohn say the NEC director does not believe he is out of the running for the Fed chair job.

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