Trump's Commerce Secretary choice - Wilbur Ross - has Irish links - implications ?

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cyberianpan

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Wilbur Ross has a reputation as a canny investor - often in distressed assets - he now looks likely to be Trump's Commerce Secretary


Post Politics : Trump expected to tap billionaire investor Wilbur Ross for commerce secretary


As well as these small deals

Wilbur Ross sells €477m Bank of Ireland stake

Wilbur Ross junks Irish property bubble claim with

He was in the running for much larger plays, and spent time in Dublin, meeting many people - I'm never too clear on just who scuppered those deals, at the least, there was not political appetite

Given Trump's opposition to Free Trade - how will Mr Ross sit - and what operational use might his Irish links be ? I am concerned that during his time looking at property and banks ... he met some of our more sordid characters ...

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Yes.

It would suggest he is at least approaching competent people.
However, he's more a financier than an industrialist.

I wonder if he's one of the investors who squeezed the pips on Herr Drumpf's casino missadventures?


The 2 of them can laugh at our elite & take turns at reminiscing at being kow towed to by Noonan.

"Gee Wilbur I screwed him better than you"
"Do you think him and that woman Edna who he directs will turn over the keys to the country in exchange for a signed picture from Tom Cruise? "
 
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