Stories tagged: wilbur ross
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 19, 2019, 4:41 p.m.
The Trump administration has extended a limited reprieve on U.S. technology sales to Huawei, even as questions remain over how much of an effect broader sanctions are having on the …
Wed., July 17, 2019, 5:45 p.m.
The Democratic-controlled House voted Wednesday to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas related to a decision to add a citizenship …
Fri., April 26, 2019
The Trump administration and Republican-appointed Supreme Court justices Tuesday held a legal seminar on how to preserve white hegemony in four easy steps.
Sat., April 20, 2019
Wilber Ross’ U.S. census case before the Supreme Court is another in which presidential behavior is provoking plaintiffs to ask the judiciary to police the blurry boundaries of executive discretion.
Sun., Jan. 27, 2019
When F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote, “Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me,” he inadvertently foreshadowed the government shutdown of 2018-19.
Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 7:45 p.m.
WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Monday night shielded Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross from answering lawyers’ questions in a lawsuit challenging his decision to add a citizenship question to the …
Sat., June 2, 2018, 8:37 a.m.
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross arrived in Beijing on Saturday for talks on China’s promise to buy more American goods after Washington revived tensions by renewing its threat of tariff …
UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018, 7:42 p.m.
The Trump administration’s decision to slap tariffs on its top allies could weaken Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’ hand as he landed in Beijing on Saturday to try to fend off …
Fri., June 1, 2018
The Trump administration delivered a gut punch to America’s closest allies Thursday, imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum from Europe, Mexico and Canada in a move that prompted fears of …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
Newly leaked documents show that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has a stake in a shipping company that does business with a gas producer partly owned by the son-in-law of Russian …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 10:41 a.m.
Israel, Hong Kong and Taiwan joined a number of U.S. allies at the World Trade Organization on Wednesday to express concerns over a Trump administration executive order that calls on …
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 9:25 a.m.
The Trump administration acknowledged Thursday that billions more dollars are “urgently needed” to ensure a fair and accurate count during the 2020 Census.
Thu., July 13, 2017, 8:07 p.m.
An environmental group has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s withdrawal of proposed limits on the number of endangered whales, dolphins and sea turtles that can be killed …
Tue., July 4, 2017, 7:54 a.m.
The United States and Mexico signed an agreement Friday to resolve a trade dispute over sugar.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 6:57 p.m.
The Senate has confirmed billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary as President Donald Trump adds to his economic team.
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 11:25 a.m.
Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross is headed toward confirmation as Commerce secretary in President Donald Trump’s administration.
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 11:43 a.m.
Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, President Trump’s nominee to lead the Commerce Department, cleared a key Senate panel Tuesday with bipartisan support, signaling an easy path to confirmation.
Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 6:37 p.m.
Three of Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks came under growing fire Wednesday on ethical issues, potentially jeopardizing their nominations.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 9:01 p.m.
Breaking with Republican orthodoxy, a new Trump administration will work quickly to re-do the North American Free Trade Agreement, a massive trade pact with Canada and Mexico that has boosted …
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 11:57 a.m.
Commerce Secretary nominee Wilbur Ross’s financial disclosure showed the vast range of the billionaire’s wealth, which includes holdings of Apple and Boeing shares and cash accounts holding more $150 million …
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 3:19 p.m.
Wilbur Ross, the billionaire investor considered the “king of bankruptcy” for buying beaten-down companies with the potential to deliver profits, is expected to be President-elect Donald Trump’s choice for commerce …