The Idaho Republican said in an interview Wednesday he’s not weighing in on whether Yellen should be reappointed or which names on President Donald Trump’s shortlist to replace her he would prefer.
“I have disagreed very strongly with the policies, like quantitative easing and the liberal policies that we’ve seen,” Crapo said. “I would like to see the Fed change direction,” he said.
“Get back to more normal, traditional monetary policy,” he said. His committee is charged with vetting Federal Reserve nominees, including Trump’s expected pick for the next chair.