Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow hospitalised after heart attack

Carolyn Kaster  AP Carolyn Kaster AP
Steven Clarke | 12 June, 2018, 06:43

President Trump tweeted that Kudlow suffered a heart attack and is hospitalized at Walter Reed Medical Center.

Trump tweeted just minutes before his historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that Kudlow is being treated at Walter Reed Medical Center.

Kudlow, 70, a conservative commentator, replaced Gary Cohn who resigned in March.

Kudlow had joined Trump at the contentious G-7 at the end of last week.

Larry Kudlow was taken to a Washington-area hospital, Mr. Trump announced on Twitter.

Oil falls on concerns over rising supply, weaker demand
West Texas Intermediate's losses were less severe: the benchmark ended its session 21 cents lower at $65.74 per barrel. In the United States , output has risen by nearly a third in the last two years, to a us record of 10.8 million bpd.

Kudlow appeared on television afterward saying Trudeau was "polarizing" and "really kind of stabbed us in the back".

A longtime TV personality, Kudlow, 70, succeeded former Goldman Sachs president Gary Cohn who quit Trump's team in March in protest at the decision to slap steep U.S. tariffs on imported steel and aluminum.

Later, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, who was traveling with the president, issued a statement that said Kudlow's doctors said he had a "very mild heart attack". He previously worked as a host on CNBC, and before that as a banker and economic adviser in the Reagan administration.

Kudlow has been married to his third wife, Judy Pond, since 1986. Before joining the White House, he had vehementlyopposed the protectionist trade agenda that Trump promoted, but he became a forceful advocate for Trump's policies since joining the administration.

Kudlow, a wry and upbeat speaker, has also adopted some of Trump's hard-line rhetoric while working inside the West Wing. His recovery has always been a source of pride for him and his friends, contributing to his optimistic outlook.

Recommended

Robert De Niro Says 'F--k Trump' at 2018 Tony Awards Robert De Niro Says 'F--k Trump' at 2018 Tony Awards And, after the f-bombs at the Tonys on Sunday night, it looks like De Niro is staying true to his word about speaking out. Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on actor Robert De Niro's comments on President Trump at the Tony Awards.

Burger joints start social "beef" with "IHOB" Burger joints start social IHOP's same-restaurant sales - or sales at locations open at least a year - declined 1.9 percent in its most recent fiscal year. In fact, most people felt like the "b" was probably going to stand for " breakfast ", which would have made a lot of sense.

Trump Announces Adviser Larry Kudlow Suffered a Heart Attack Trump Announces Adviser Larry Kudlow Suffered a Heart Attack He replaced Gary Cohn , who resigned after losing his battle against imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Our Great Larry Kudlow , who has been working so hard on trade and the economy, has just suffered a heart attack.

Nadal, Thiem ready for tough final showdown Nadal, Thiem ready for tough final showdown After holding there, Nadal broke del Potro to take that set and was on his way, taking 14 of the past 17 games. He appeared to be in near peak form against del Potro - once the all important first set went in his favor.

Attorney General Denies Asylum To Victims Of Domestic Abuse, Gang Violence Attorney General Denies Asylum To Victims Of Domestic Abuse, Gang Violence Sessions' finding followed his unusual move to intervene personally in the case known as the " Matter of A-B-". They said Sessions' decision overturns decades of legal efforts to protect abused women .

Net Neutrality Is Officially Dead. Here's What's Next Net Neutrality Is Officially Dead. Here's What's Next After all, the rules on net neutrality have changed multiple times already - six times in the last 10 years, in fact. And while net neutrality is polarizing, it is an example of a regulation that both companies and consumers agree on.

Egypt frees 32 Ethiopian prisoners during PM's visit Egypt frees 32 Ethiopian prisoners during PM's visit When President Sisi took office in 2014, he showed understanding of Ethiopia's aspiration for development through the new dam. Diplomatic tensions between Egypt and Ethiopia have seen on the rise since the dam project started in 2011.

White House takes up trade fight against 'back-stabbing' Trudeau White House takes up trade fight against 'back-stabbing' Trudeau I think that Trudeau has tried the right thing, he's been trying to use flattery and befriend Trump. He adds that America "cannot let our friends, or enemies, take advantage of us on trade anymore".

Elon Musk's Boring Company flamethrowers sell like hot cakes Elon Musk's Boring Company flamethrowers sell like hot cakes The Boring Company is a tunnel construction business founded in 2016 to provide the infrastructure for an underground Hyperloop. The devices - priced at $500 - generated $10 million in sales for the company during its pre-sales earlier this year.

US sanctions Russians over military, intelligence hacking US sanctions Russians over military, intelligence hacking The sanctions freeze any assets that those targeted may have in USA jurisdictions and bar Americans from doing business with them. Hacks in the runup to the U.S. presidential election in 2016 are also linked to Russian Federation .

The most exciting games from Square Enix's E3 showcase The most exciting games from Square Enix's E3 showcase The video talks us through the new additions to Just Cause 4 , the most prominent of these being the extreme weather system. Being published by Square Enix , Babylon's Fall is heading for PC and PlayStation 4 sometime in 2019.

North Korea's Kim lands in Singapore ahead of summit with Trump North Korea's Kim lands in Singapore ahead of summit with Trump Trump is expected to arrive at 8pm local time (2200 AEST) and go straight to his hotel, the Shangri-La, the White House said. US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un are in Singapore ahead of their critical meet on June 12.

More Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Information Has Leaked Ahead Of E3 More Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Information Has Leaked Ahead Of E3 Ubisoft acknowledged Odyssey's existence by dropping a brief teaser last month after details about AC: Odyssey were leaked . Like the past several games in the series, you'll control boats and horses on your journey of assassination and discovery.

Merkel: G-7 summit with Trump was a 'sobering' experience Merkel: G-7 summit with Trump was a 'sobering' experience The captions reads: "Day two of the G7 summit in Canada: spontaneous meeting between two working sessions". One showed marks left on Mr Trump's hand.

Liverpool target's future to be sorted before the World Cup Liverpool target's future to be sorted before the World Cup With Liverpool's efforts to sign Alisson from Roma likely to be of no avail, it seems they are turning their attention elsewhere as they go in search of a new goalkeeper.