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White House: Trump is 'some time away' from Fed chair decision
October 12, 2017 / 6:34 PM / 11 days ago

White House: Trump is 'some time away' from Fed chair decision

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is “some time away” from making a decision about who should be chair of the Federal Reserve, White House chief of staff John Kelly said on Thursday.

U.S. President Donald Trump gestures next to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly during a briefing with senior military leaders at the White House in Washington, U.S., October 5, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

“There’s still ongoing ... interviews,” Kelly told reporters. “All of the people that have been in to interview have been really first round draft choices, and we have more to come,” he said.

Reporting by Jeff Mason and Steve Holland; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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