by Axios | Updated on 2.5.19
David Malpass, a top Treasury official, will be nominated for president of the World Bank by President Trump on Wednesday in an effort to shake up the international institution, a senior administration official told Axios.
Malpass can be expected to give the U.S. a more assertive role in the bank.
Malpass also worked in the administration of President George H. W. Bush, and was chief economist at Bear Stearns.
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Written by Axios
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Are you effing kidding? Every nominee he comes up with is an atrocity.
Lets Get Realistic Folks and B$ to Our Democratic Opposition. We all can rest assured, that regardless of no matter whom President Trump nominates, the Progressive Steadily Socialist Leaning Political Left will of course, have nothing but negative sick 🤕 comments. They’ve nothing but contempt for OUR President, Conservatives, and OUR ideas and completely ignore the fallacy of their leadership, the Party, and Their failing ideology and philosophy. I’m for his wanting to make the development lender "more effective," and for the United States to be regarded as a "constructive, growth-oriented" force, in keeping with its historic role as the bank's largest donor, the official said. I’m in agreement that he has criticized multilateral institutions, like the World Bank, as being "intrusive" and "entrenched.” SneakyPete..... 🙀🙀🙀🙀. 2*5*19........
I wonder how much money changed hands?
ANOTHER ONE OF TRUMP'S "BEST PEOPLE " NO THANKS
I support everything President Trump wants to do! He knows what he’s doing.
If it weren’t so destructive, the inappropriate, unskilled, often out right ignorance, and damage of the people #45 sees as competent would be funny. Since the destruction of our country and our standing in the world is less humorous, no more ignorant loyalists please.
He is another self serving stooge of the multinational corporate world.
Only someone with financial expertise and no ties to special interests should hold the job
Another unqualified Trump appointment appointed to dismantle or sabotage the institution and please his base. They seem to feel all national and world institutions are against them. Now they want the former chief economist for Bear Stearns (read about it) to represent an organization whose purpose it is to address world poverty from a macro standpoint.
Malpass has been one of the World Bank’s biggest and most vocal critics. Classic Trump move - appoint to had an organization the very people who want to dismantle/destroy them.
Stop all Trump's appointees. Impeach Trump.
Unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in New York in 2010, so he a natural pit by Trump!
Seriously Will He last 3 months before the indictments start?
He’s worked with Reagan to Trump. Anyone who actually believes in Trickledown economics is a dangerous fool. No. No to Malpass.
Can congress stop this?
No he is unqualified. He doesn't have finical experience. Trump keeps appointing people who want to destroy the agencies he appoints them to. Congress must do their job reject this appointment.
The orange racist coward has proven to be in capable of appointing qualified people therefore I oppose ALL his nominees
Sounds to me that like all of the other people Trump appoints, he is meant to bring down the agency and/or body to which he was appointed.
I'm kinda torn here. On one hand... historically this man has been very bipartisan in his outlooks on what will and will not impact America's economy. At the same time, I don't support anyone who was Chief Economist during the last six years of an invest bank's collapse. Just saying.
30 pieces of silver for all rich Republicans. David Malpass will make a good bookend for bankruptcy king Wilber Ross. Trump continues to fill his cabinet with rich unqualified people and the GOP continues to confirm. FOR ONCE, TRY SERVING THE NATION, NOT THE MAN...