Tag: Wilbur Ross

Breaking news makes this a four martini lunch!  Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America start by noting the Democrats have lost every bit of the approval advantage they enjoyed over the GOP a year ago and Jim offers an analysis that both parties would be wise to heed but never will.  They also slam Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for reportedly threatening to fire high-ranking officials at NOAA if there was not a statement released defending President Trump’s outdated forecast for Hurricane Dorian.  Jim says if the reports are true, Ross should lose his job.  They brace them themselves for the media to fall in love with Democrat Jon Ossoff all over again as the special election golden boy from 2017 (who lost) is now running for U.S. Senate in Georgia.  And they react to the breaking news that John Bolton is out as National Security Adviser in the Trump administration.

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On Thursday, the Commerce Department announced a deal with ZTE that significantly changed the previous penalty assessed against ZTE. I disagree with that decision by Wilbur Ross on ZTE. China’s President Xi has announced his intention to supplant the U. S. as the primary power in Asia and the Pacific. This deal advances Xi’s goal […]

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Ross: Trump Team Is “Up to Our Eyeballs” Finding Red Tape to Cut


Newly confirmed Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that Trump’s economic advisors “are up to our eyeballs” looking for government regulations to be scrapped. From Politico:

Trump, who campaigned on an economic message of growth and job creation, has made reducing government regulation a priority in the opening weeks of his presidency. Just 10 days into his administration, the president signed an executive order mandating that for each new regulation put into effect, two others must be removed. And last week, Trump signed an order requiring federal agencies to create regulatory reform task forces.

Speaking on CNBC Friday morning, Ross said he would seek the input of business groups including the National Association of Manufacturers, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the National Federation of Small Businesses and others. He estimated that the Trump administration may ultimately save U.S. businesses “way into the tens of billions of dollars and very possibly approaching a hundred odd billions of dollars.”

Overthrow the Establishment to Fix the Economy


Wilbur Ross.

Famed investor Wilbur Ross recently told CNBC that “Trump represents a more radical new approach to government that the nation’s economy desperately needs.” He’s right. Trump seeks an overthrow of the establishment. He’s a disrupter. Just what we need to fix the economy.