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Trump: Larry Kudlow had a heart attack
Director of the National Economic Council under President Trump treated for a heart attack. #Tucker
Larry Kudlow, of the National Economic Council Director, was released from the hospital on Wednesday after suffering a heart attack earlier this week, the White house announced.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said that Kudlow was discharged from the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and that his recovery went well.
“The doctors say that Larry’s recovery goes very well. The President and the administration are glad that Larry is back home and look forward to returning him to work soon,” Sanders said in a statement.
Kudlow replaced Gary Cohn, who resigned in March. He was for a long time known as a respected business and economics commentator, the getting his own CNBC show in 2011. He has hosted a variety of shows on the network, including “The Kudlow Report” and “Kudlow & Cramer.”
Former chief economist for a Wall Street firm, he also served as Deputy Director for Economics and planning in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) during the Reagan administration.
Before his heart attack, he Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau blasted for the criticism of Trump after the G-7 summit in Canada. Kudlow said Trudeau had a “sophomoric, political stunt for domestic consumption.”
Fox News’ Matt Leach and Matt Richardson contributed to this report.
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