Trump and the Global Economy

The Council on Foreign Relations


Foreign Affairs invites you to join us for a special evening with Foreign Affairs magazine on Thursday, June 1, in Washington, DC. This invitation‐only event is the second installment in our series of exclusive Foreign Affairs LIVE briefings with eminent journalists and experts. The bipartisan panel discussion moderated by CNN’s Jake Tapper will assess the first months of Donald J. Trump’s presidency, focusing on the global economy.
5:30 – 6:00pm Check-in and Welcome Reception
6:00pm Dinner Begins
6:45 – 7:00pm Opening Remarks by Doris Meister, Wilmington Trust and Gideon Rose, Foreign Affairs
7:00 – 8:00pm Panel Discussion
Speakers: Heidi Crebo-Rediker, Council on Foreign Relations; International Capital Strategies
Michael Froman, Council on Foreign Relations
Stephen Moore, Heritage Foundation
Moderator: Jake Tapper, CNN
8:00 – 8:15pm Closing Remarks by Anthony Roth, Wilmington Trust
8:15 – 9:00pm Dessert


Heidi Crebo-Rediker, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Heidi Crebo-Rediker is an adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. She is also the chief executive officer of International Capital Strategies. Prior to this, she served as the State Department's first chief economist. Appointed to this assistant secretary–level position by then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as a centerpiece of her "economic statecraft" initiative, Crebo-Rediker provided advice and analysis to the secretary on foreign policy issues with a significant economic or financial component.

Michael Froman, Distinguished Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Michael Froman is a distinguished fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. He served in President Obama’s cabinet as the U.S. trade representative from June 2013 to January 2017.  He worked to open foreign markets for U.S. goods and services, enforce America’s rights in the global trading system, and foster development through trade.

Stephen Moore, Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Heritage Foundation

Stephen Moore, who formerly wrote on the economy and public policy for The Wall Street Journal, is the Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Project for Economic Growth, at The Heritage Foundation.  Moore, who also was a member of The Journal’s editorial board, returned to Heritage in January 2014 -- about 25 years after his tenure as the leading conservative think tank’s Grover M. Hermann Fellow in Budgetary Affairs from 1984 to 1987.


Jake Tapper, Anchor and Chief Washington correspondent, CNN

CNN anchor and chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper joined the network in January 2013. His one-hour weekday program The Lead with Jake Tapper debuted in March 2013. Tapper was named host of the network's Sunday morning show, State of the Union in June 2015. Most recently, Tapper lent his political expertise to the network's America’s Choice 2016 coverage by providing analysis on projections throughout the evening.  Tapper also moderated two Presidential Primary debates during the 2016 election cycle. 


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