Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers

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Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers

The head of the Council of Economic Advisers, which advises the president on economic matters. The chairman is permitted to attend cabinet meetings. Among his/her duties are helping the president formulate policy, interpreting data, and generally serving as one of the White House's resident experts on the economy. The chairman is appointed by the president upon approval of the Senate.
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- President Donald Trump announced Sunday that Kevin Hassett, chair of the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA), would be departing the US administration.
Other than the 15 executive appointees, the White House Chief of Staff; US Ambassador to the United Nations, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator; the Director of the Office of Management and Budget; the Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers; the Administrator of the Small Business Administration; and the U.S.
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step down as chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, effective September