By JOHN TAMNY, Special to the Sun | February 17, 2020
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The best move for President Trump after today's hearing for his nominees to the Federal Reserve would be to withdraw his nomination of Christopher Waller and stick with Judy Shelton. That's our reaction to the calls for Mr. Trump to withdraw Ms. Shelton after a premeditated attack on her by the Democrats and one or two Republicans. It was a disgraceful performance.
No single feature of it was quite as disgraceful as the question Senator Sherrod Brown put to Mr. Waller and the answer Mr. Waller delivered. "Given Ms. Shelton's answers on monetary policy and thirty years writing on the gold standard," the oleaginous Ohioan asked Mr. Waller, "would you recommend we confirm her to the Fed?"