371. A Free-Trade Democrat in the Trump White House

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Mar 14, 201948m
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371. A Free-Trade Democrat in the Trump White House
Mar 1448m
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For years, Gary Cohn thought he’d be the next C.E.O. of Goldman Sachs. Instead, he became the “adult in the room” in a chaotic administration. Cohn talks about the fights he won, the fights he lost, and the fights he was no longer willing to have. Also: why he and Trump are still on speaking terms even after he reportedly called the president “a professional liar.”

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