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Trump: Gary Cohn 'may be a globalist, but I still like him'
President Trump used a well-known anti-Semitic dog whistle on Thursday while wishing his best to outgoing National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn. "This is Gary Cohn's last Cabinet meeting," Trump said. "He may be a globalist, but I still like him. He is seriously a globalist, no question."
Earlier this week, White House budget director Mick Mulvaney faced criticism after he also called Cohn a "globalist" in a statement. Cohn is Jewish and "for the far right, globalism has long had distinct xenophobic, anti-immigrant, and anti-Semitic overtones," writes Liam Stack in his "glossary of extremist language" in The New York Times.
Trump added that "in his own way, [Cohn is] also a nationalist because he loves our country." Watch Trump's comments below. Jeva Lange