/Trump Offers Fed Board Position to Economic Commentator Stephen Moore

Trump Offers Fed Board Position to Economic Commentator Stephen Moore

WASHINGTON—President Trump said Friday he would nominate former campaign adviser Stephen Moore to serve on the Federal Reserve’s board of governors, which would place a fierce critic of the central bank’s leadership inside the consensus-oriented institution.

Mr. Trump made the offer to Mr. Moore earlier this past week, an administration official said, after reading an opinion article Mr. Moore and a co-author wrote criticizing Fed Chairman Jerome Powell, a regular target of Mr. Trump’s disapproval. The article was published…