The markets would crash if top White House economic adviser Gary Cohn resigns, Yale School of Management’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld told CNBC on Thursday. “I don’t want to be an alarmist, but there is a lot of faith that he is going to help carry through the tax reform that people are looking for,” Sonnenfeld said on “Squawk Box.” “I think if he steps away, it would crash the markets,” he said. The New York Times reported Wednesday that Cohn, who is Jewish, was “upset” and

“disgusted” with President Donald Trump‘s response to Saturday’s deadly white nationalist rally in Virginia. The extreme right protesters were heard shouting anti-Semitic slogans as they marched through Charlottesville. During a heated press conference Tuesday, Trump defended his comments that “both sides” were to blame for the violence over the weekend that left a counter-protester dead.  READ MORE