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Politico: Billionaire Investor Wilbur Ross Trump's Pick for Commerce Secretary

Politico: Billionaire Investor Wilbur Ross Trump's Pick for Commerce Secretary

Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross speaks at the NanoBusiness Alliance Conference in New York, April 17, 2007. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, file)

By    |   Tuesday, 15 November 2016 01:26 PM EST

Billionaire investor and economic adviser Wilbur Ross is Donald Trump's choice to be Commerce Secretary, Politico reported.

Ross, 78, founded the private equity firm WL Ross and Co. Ross has said Trump's revenue-neutral infrastructure will put 1 million Americans to work, according to Fox Business.

Fellow billionaire Carl Icahn, once thought to be a candidate for Treasury secretary, weighed in on Twitter:

 

 

Former Nucor CEO Dan DiMicco, Lew Eisenberg, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and former Sen. Jim Talent are or were also candidates for Commerce, according to a list obtained by BuzzFeed News last week.

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