Jan. 9, 2018: Jeremy Katz plans to resign as the Deputy Director of the White House National Economic Council this month, January, 2018. Katz was previously an official in the administration of former President George W. Bush. In the Trump administration, Katz has been a main official working to rewrite the country’s tax code. Katz is leaving the White House on good terms, and had always planned to stay in the administration for only a year. His family lives in Chicago, and he commutes between Chicago and Washington, D.C., weekly.