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Former NBC Chief Bob Wright on Media’s Bias Against Trump: ‘It’s Everywhere’

Matthew Wisner, Former NBC Universal CEO Bob Wright said you don’t have to look far to find examples of the mainstream media’s bias against President Trump. “It’s everywhere,” Wright told the FOX Business Network’s Stuart Varney. “It’s just unfortunate, but it doesn’t seem to be hurting…he’s accomplishing a great deal.”  Wright pointed to the US

Wilbur Ross on Trump’s Latest Executive Orders on Trade Deficit, Import Duty Evasion

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Sunday discussed President Trump’s executive orders aimed at identifying the country’s trade deficit and cracking down on import duty evasion. “There’s never been a systematic examination, country by country and major product by major product, of why do we have the deficit,” Ross said during an interview on “Sunday

Wilbur Ross confirmed as Commerce secretary

The Senate voted Monday to confirm billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as secretary of commerce in President Trump’s Cabinet.  Ross was approved by a vote of 72-27, with 20 Democrats and Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, joining 51 Republicans to vote “aye.” Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., did not vote due to his ongoing recovery from back surgery.

Let’s Get Real on Ethics for the Trump Administration

Bruce Bialosky, A wise soul who dabbles within the political arena advised me during a recent lunch that I should explore the idea of whether the Democrats are really interested in prosperity. I told him that the last eight years were prima facia evidence that they are not. If you are following the confirmation process

Trump names Carl Icahn special adviser on regulatory overhaul

President-elect Donald Trump has made investor Carl Icahn a special adviser on regulatory reform, Trump’s transition team announced Wednesday. The statement said that Icahn would advise Trump in his “individual capacity,” and would not serve as a government employee.  “Carl was with me from the beginning and with his being one of the world’s great

Trump picks Mnuchin as Secretary of the Treasury, Ross as Secretary of Commerce

President-elect Donald J. Trump today announced his intent to nominate Steven Mnuchin as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Treasury, Wilbur Ross as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce and Todd Ricketts as Deputy Secretary of Commerce. This team will be instrumental in implementing the President-elect’s America First economic plan that will create more

Trump Talks With Gingrich, Perry With No Rush on Appointments

President-elect Donald Trump packed another day full of meetings with potential administration picks and those offering counsel, but a top adviser said there is no rush to fill the top ranks of his White House and cabinet. “His appointments will come out when he’s ready and not a moment sooner because these are big decisions and

Trump to meet Wilbur Ross, possible choice for commerce secretary

President-elect Donald Trump will meet on Sunday with billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, a possible candidate for commerce secretary in the new administration, a spokesman for Trump’s transition team said on Saturday. Trump, who takes office on Jan. 20, will also meet with others on Sunday, including New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, former New York Mayor

A Major Infrastructure Investment Needed and Skilled Labor

President-elect Donald Trump would like to push $1 trillion in infrastructure spending through Congress, as a way to boost productivity and create jobs. But will there be enough skilled workers to take on those projects? A brief by Trump policy advisers Wilbur Ross and Peter Navarro cites infrastructure jobs as a possible cure for higher

Trump, Clinton, taxes, and the markets

Peter Navarro, Wilbur Ross Sophisticated investors know that the main reason why stocks are near all-time highs is that record low interest rates have caused most asset classes to boom.  Today, however, most companies are struggling to achieve even modest topline growth and are running out of costs to cut.  For the next market move

Trump vs. Clinton on infrastructure, and why it matters

Wilbur Ross, Peter Navarro America’s public sector infrastructure is a linchpin of private sector growth.  Our complex network of airports, bridges, highways, ports, tunnels, and waterways bring us to work and our products to market. Our digital superhighways connect us to each other and the world. Dams and levees protect us from floods while our

Trump Advisers Detail How Economic Plan Would Boost Revenue

Donald Trump’s economic team offered more math behind his assertion that his tax cuts will mostly pay for themselves, saying trade policy would generate most of the additional wages and corporate profits that feed government revenue. The Republican presidential nominee’s economic-policy proposals will generate $2.37 trillion in tax receipts over 10 years, according to a