Trump Nominates Economist Goodfriend as Fed Governor

Posted December 1, 2017

On Nov. 29, 2017, President Donald Trump nominated economist Marvin Goodfriend to serve as a Federal Reserve Board Governor. Goodfriend's appointment has been expected for several months. Goodfriend, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University, has been critical of the Fed's response to the 2008 financial crisis and has said its monetary policy moves should be more open to scrutiny by Congress.
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