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Trump to nominate Hassett to chair Council of Economic Advisers

WASHINGTON, April 7 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump intends to nominate Kevin Hassett, a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and fiscal policy expert, as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors, the White House said on Friday.

Hassett, who previously served as a senior economist as the Federal Reserve, needs to be confirmed by the Senate. (Reporting by Eric Beech)