trump jerome powell

Age: 66

Family: Powell is married with three children: Lucy, Susie, and Sam Powell.

Where is he from: He was born in Washington, DC, and spent most of his career between the capital and New York City.

Career: Partner at Carlyle Group, Visiting Scholar at the Bipartisan Policy Center, Assistant Secretary and Undersecretary of the Treasure for President George H.W. Bush

Education: AB in Politics from Princeton University, Law Degree from Georgetown University

How did Powell get to where he is now?

President Trump strayed from norm when he nominated Jerome Powell to run the Federal Reserve in November as he overlooked Janet Yellen, the current chairwoman at the time, for a second term.

Powell has been a member of the Fed’s board of governors since May 2012, when President Barack Obama nominated him to fill an unexpired term. He was reappointed in 2014 to complete a 14-year term ending in 2028.

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Before joining the Fed, Powell was a visiting scholar at the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington, DC, a think-tank that promotes collaborative work between Democrats and Republicans.

He also spent eight …read more

Source:: Businessinsider – Politics


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