Well this was a “no brainer.”The Wall Street Journal reports that billionaire investor Carl Icahn is expected to be named special adviser to the president on overhauling federal regulations, according to people familiar with the matter.
Mr. Icahn, who has spent the past four decades battling big companies as an activist investor, already has been wielding influence in President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team.
He is playing a central role in selecting the next chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the people said. Interested candidates have reached out to him, and he is interviewing others at the request of Mr. Trump, the people said.
The 80-year-old has played a similar role in identifying Mr. Trump’s choices for other important posts. Mr. Icahn, who controls an oil refiner and has spent months berating the Environmental Protection Agency over a rule he says hurts the industry, helped Mr. Trump vet candidates to run the EPA.
He weighed in enthusiastically as Mr. Trump considered whether to nominate Steven Mnuchin and Wilbur Ross to run the Treasury and Commerce departments, respectively. Both men were picked for the jobs.
In Trump’s statement on Icahn’s appointment, the president elect suggests Icahn may be capable of magic, stating he is “innately able to predict the future especially having to do with finances and economies.”
Messrs. Trump and Icahn’s relationship dates back to their time running Atlantic City casinos. The pair sat together for the occasional big boxing match. Mr. Icahn’s wife, Gail, is on Mr. Trump’s inauguration committee.
The position isn’t an official government job; Mr. Icahn won’t get paid and won’t have to give up his current business dealings. Yet, as WSJ reports, it is the latest example of a quintessential outsider assuming power as President-elect Donald Trump assembles his cabinet secretaries and advisers.
Messrs. Trump and Icahn say U.S. businesses have been overregulated in the Obama administration, which they argue is causing them to hold back on investments and is slowing the economy. Mr. Icahn will now be a key player in Mr. Trump’s efforts to loosen the regulatory reins.
“I’m involved with Donald where he wants me to be—I believe he respects my views and I think he listens to me,” Mr. Icahn said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal. “What Trump is trying to achieve is to show business in a lot of this country they aren’t going to be ruined by absurd regulation by bureaucrats.”
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Trump is an elite puppet, just like Obama, Bush and Clinton.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are both Rothschild puppets.
Rex Tillerson … ExxonMobil CEO
Gary Cohn … Goldman President.
Jamie Dimon … JPMorgan CEO
Billionaire Wilbur Ross made his money working for Rothschild, has an appartment in the same building as Evelyn de Rothschild & Henry Kissinger.
Steven Mnuchin … former Goldman partner, friend of George Soros and Skull & Bones member .
Steve Bannon … Goldman.
Anthony Scaramucci … Goldman.
Philantropist Betsy DeVos’ brother is Erik Prince, founder of Blackwater.
Kathleen McFarland … former aide to Kissinger, CFR member & a 150% Zionist.
Trump takes advice from Kissinger and is a good friend of Benjamin Netanyahu aaand Why Did George Soros Forgive Donald Trump As Much As $312 MILLION In Debt For No Apparent Reason?
(This is just a partial list.)
Trump is also a good friend with top Bilderberger Peter Thiel.
Other close friends are Rupert Murdoch aaaand Ghislaine Maxwell, who reportedly procured girls for Jeffrey Epstein.
Ghislaine Maxwell is the daughter of the ‘Mossad agent’ Robert Maxwell.
Robert Maxwell was buried in Israel.
His funeral was attended by Yitzhak Shamir, Chaim Herzog, Ariel Sharon, Moshe Arens, Ehud Olmert and Shimon Peres.
The Clinton’s are good friends of Trump and were invited to his wedding with Melania (in 2005).
Ivanka Trump’s husband, Jared Kushner, is a friend of Henry Kissinger and is a liaison to Rupert Murdoch.
Ermmm, … is that a Trump puppet on that table, or what?
– Trump and Clinton are both Rothschild puppets.
… which is why: