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Wilbur Ross

  1. brett kavanaugh
    Kavanaugh’s First Vote Could Help Trump Rig the 2020 CensusThe White House is trying to escape court-ordered depositions about its handling of the Census. This week, Kavanaugh could stay those orders.
  2. census
    Memo Contradicts Ross’s Rationale For Adding Citizenship Question to CensusWilbur Ross insisted that he didn’t add the question to deliberately under-count immigrants, but rather, to protect black Americans’ voting rights.
  3. The Whole Republican Party Seems to Be Going to Jail NowIt’s been the most corrupt 24 hours of Trump’s administration yet.
  4. Report: Wilbur Ross May Have Grifted $120 Million From Investors, PartnersIn a Cabinet stocked with ethically challenged plutocrats, he manages to stand out.
  5. Trump Moves Ahead With Trade Sanctions Against ChinaIn what seems to be a negotiating tactic, the White House announced it was proceeding with tariffs and other trade restrictions until further notice.
  6. Did Trump Start a Trade War Because He Was Having a Really Bad Day?No one expects this president to conduct himself in an orderly way, but the announcement of dangerous new tariffs may take the cake.
  7. Commerce Secretary: The Moon Should Be a ‘Gas Station for Outer Space’How else will astronauts get a Big Gulp on their way to Mars?
  8. Commerce Department Offers Trump Ammunition for His Trade WarTrump has until April 11 to decide whether to impose high tariffs on aluminum and steel. It’s a subject that divides his party and administration.
  9. trump palace intrigue
    Report: Trump Has Soured on Wilbur Ross, Who Can’t Stay Awake at MeetingsThe Commerce secretary “has lost a lot of steps,” Trump is reported to have said.
  10. Trump Takes Rare Trade Action Against ChinaThe Commerce Department just launched a process that could result in steep duties on Chinese aluminum.
  11. Report: Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Lied About Being BillionaireAn untruth? In this White House?
  12. Documents Reveal Ties Between Wilbur Ross and Putin-Linked BusinessThis doesn’t look good for Trump’s Commerce secretary.
  13. Trump Planning Steel Tariffs To the Horror of Most of His CabinetReturning to one of the “America First” preoccupations of his campaign, Trump is on the brink of imposing steel tariffs on China and other countries.
  14. Populist President: I’d Rather Get Advice From Wall Street Than ‘a Poor Person’At a rally in Iowa, Trump explains why his cabinet is filled with multimillionaires.
  15. politics
    White House Removes LGBTQ Wording From Equal Employment PolicyThe Department of Commerce’s policy no longer includes explicit protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
  16. Trump Commerce Secretary Impressed by Lack of Protests in Despotic Petro KingdomWilbur Ross gushes over Saudi Arabia’s ability to suppress dissent.
  17. Wilbur Ross Jokes Syria Strike Was ‘After-Dinner Entertainment’ at Mar-a-LagoThe Commerce secretary added that it “didn’t cost the president anything,” as the crowd chuckled.
  18. The New Commerce Secretary Wore $500 Custom Slippers to Trump’s AddressWilbur Ross was fancy — and comfortable.
  19. The Billionaires (and Mega-Millionaires) Trump Wants in His CabinetPopulism has seldom been so rich. A nominee dossier.
  20. Wilbur Ross Fired an Undocumented Household Worker Before Confirmation HearingTrump’s pick for commerce secretary also said fixing NAFTA is his top priority.
  21. Donald Trump to Tap Fellow Billionaire for Commerce SecretaryInvestor Wilbur Ross, also known as the “King of Bankruptcy.”
  22. young money
    I Crashed a Wall Street Secret SocietyInside the exclusive annual dinner of Kappa Beta Phi.