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>> While we're doing really well.>> As the President weighs nominees to fill two vacant spots on the US Federal Reserve Board. A senior administration official said on Thursday that Trump is considering former pizza company executive Herman Cain, who ran for President in 2012, to take one of the seats on the Fed's rate setting committee.
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The official said Cain met with Trump at the White House on Wednesday.>> Nobody thought that was possible.>> Herman Cain made his fortune as CEO of Godfather's Pizza before running for the Republican Presidential nomination in 2012, which Mitt Romney ultimately secured. Cain initially led the polls in the Republican Primary.
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>> We can take this country back.>> Running a memorable campaign ad that featured his cigarette smoking chief of staff. But his popularity slipped amid sexual harassment allegations from several women, which he denied>> I know Donald Trump.>> Cain has been a vocal supporter of the President, frequently sharing pro Trump posts on Twitter.
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>> Shucky Ducky.>> He also hosts his own show online where he often blasts the President's critics. Trump is looking to make his mark on the seven member Fed Board, which currently has two vacancies. The President has repeatedly attacked Fed Chair Jerome Powell for raising interest rates. Calling the decision to hike them ridiculous and accusing him of undercutting economic growth.
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A decision on the Fed Board nomination, which would need Senate approval, is not final.
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