Republican President Donald Trump – days before his Commerce Department announced the Census Bureau’s citizenship questions – used his approval of the query as a tactic to raise campaign cash.
Wilbur Ross has made a fortune in steel — and the Commerce Department will soon make decisions that will affect his firms.
Many of President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet picks are titans of industry with significant potential business conflicts of interest. But there is one in a class by himself: Commerce secretary choice Wilbur Ross. Ross has made a fortune in the steel industry 2014 an industry of which the Commerce Department has significant oversight. Indeed,