US President-elect Donald Trump has tapped his old fired, Carl Icahn, to serve as a special adviser on regulations reform.
Icahn is one of the “world’s greatest businessmen,” according to a Trump press release on Wednesday.
“He is not only a brilliant negotiator, but also someone who is innately able to predict the future especially having to do with finances and economies,” added the future president. “His help on the strangling regulations that our country is faced with will be invaluable.”
The American business magnate would be advising the president “in his individual capacity and will not be serving as a federal employee or a Special Government Employee and will not have any specific duties.”
This means Icahn will not have to separate himself from his business interests while advising the president, an accusation Trump and his family members are facing themselves.
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