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A Brief Explanation Of Wilbur Ross’ Stock Hijinks As Commerce Secretary

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 10:  U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross testifies during a hearing before the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of Senate Appropriations Committee May 10, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The subcommittee held a hearing on the FY2019 funding request and budget justification for the Commerce Department.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 10: U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross testifies during a hearing before the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of Senate Appropriations Committee May 10, 2018 on ... WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 10: U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross testifies during a hearing before the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of Senate Appropriations Committee May 10, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The subcommittee held a hearing on the FY2019 funding request and budget justification for the Commerce Department. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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July 13, 2018 6:00 a.m.
There’s one thing we know for sure: Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross committed a falsehood when he promised the government last year that he had divested from nearly all of his assets. In fact, he had held onto millions of dollars...

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