Trump announced Kudlow suffered a heart attack a mere 25 minutes before the US President was slated to meet with Kim Jong Un of North Korea at the Capella Hotel in Singapore.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 12, 2018
Kudlow replaced former adviser Gary Cohn as director of the US National Economic Council on April 2, 2018. Kudlow is 70 years old and began his career at the New York Federal Reserve as a junior staff economist prior to taking a private position on Wall Street.
The adviser made headlines over the weekend amid Trump's tariff tiff with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, telling CNN that the PM "stabbed us in the back." Kudlow took part in the G-7 negotiations in Quebec, Canada.
— Tony Stark 2018 💥 (@1IronMan2018) June 10, 2018
White House Spokeswoman said that despite a reported heart attack Larry Kudlow was "in a good condition." According to Reuters, Kudlow's wife, Judy Kudlow, confirmed her husband was "doing fine."
When his co-host Jim Cramer left the show in 2005, the program was renamed to Kudlow & Company before it went on haitus, only to re-appear as "The Kudlow Report" a year later, running until 2014. He has also written for the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Times, and the Cato Institute's Cato Journal, among other publications.