Trump asks Fox Business' Lou Dobbs mid-interview who he should pick for Fed chair

President Trump in an interview with Lou Dobbs.
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President Trump interrupted an interview with Fox Business' Lou Dobbs on Wednesday to ask who Dobbs thought he should pick to chair the Federal Reserve. "Tell me who your preference is," Trump insisted. As Dobbs protested, Trump added: "You can even cut it out if you want. You don't have to. I would love to hear you. I only want that from people I respect."

Dobbs endorsed current Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. Yellen's term runs out at the end of January 2018; it will be up to Trump whether or not to give her another term, a decision he has said he will make "pretty shortly."

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