• Government ethics office scolds Wilbur Ross over stock sales

    7 days ago - By Washington Post

    Letter says the commerce secretary “undermined public confidence,” but it does not recommend punishment.
    Read more ...

     

  • Commerce's Ross selling stock in response to ethics concerns

    7 days ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says he is selling off all his vast stock holdings after news reports raised questions about the timing of some of his stock transactions and he received a sharp reprimand from the chief federal ethics officer.
    But it's not clear whether the sales by Ross, who before joining the Trump administration made billions investing in distressed companies, will be enough to satisfy ethics critics and end the episode.
    Watchdog groups and some congressional Democrats are already calling for further government probes into his stock trades.
    Ross disclosed...
    Read more ...