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Top Trump Adviser Kudlow Has Heart Attack

President's economic adviser is hospitalized
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 11, 2018 7:52 PM CDT
Senior White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow calls on a reporter during a briefing at the White House June 6, 2018.   (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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(Newser) – Minutes ahead of his summit with Kim Jong Un, President Trump's Twitter feed announced that top economic adviser Larry Kudlow has been hospitalized after suffering a heart attack. "Our Great Larry Kudlow, who has been working so hard on trade and the economy, has just suffered a heart attack," reads the tweet. "He is now in Walter Reed Medical Center." Kudlow did not travel to Singapore for the North Korea summit, but he was with Trump in Canada at last week's G-7 summit, and he forcefully defended Trump over the weekend in the wake of Trump's spat with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. No word on the 70-year-old's condition. His official title is director of the National Economic Council. (Read more Larry Kudlow stories.)

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