Wilbur Ross Confirmed To Lead Commerce Department

By Mike MurphyMarketsMarketWatch Pulse

The U.S. Senate confirmed Wilbur Ross as secretary of commerce Monday evening by a 72-27 vote. Ross, 79, a billionaire investor, is expected to play a crucial role in President Donald Trump's plans to change U.S. trade policy, including renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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