Fischer, a respected economist with a long resume as a central bank official, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to succeed Janet Yellen as vice chair of the U.S. Fed.
The Senate overwhelmingly approved Fischer’s appointment to the Fed board, voting 68-27 in favor. The Senate will take up Fischer’s nomination as Fed vice chair at a later date." Foxbusiness
An Israeli friend asked me why I object to Fischer, a dual national, holding these two very important jobs.
I told him that I did not think a dual national should hold any US government job. It does not matter to me if the other country is Canada, Australia, Israel or any other.
The potential conflict of interest is clear to me. pl