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Wilbur Ross could join Trump's administration

US businessman Carl Icahn writes on Twitter that Donald Trump is considering appointing venture capitalist Wilbur Ross to head the Treasury and Commerce departments. Not everyone is happy at the prospect.

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US equity fund owner and major shipping investor Wilbur Ross has been named several times in US media as a serious candidate to lead the Treasury and Commerce departments as part of Donald Trump's coming administration.

78-year-old venture capitalist Wilbur Ross is already part of Donald Trump's circle of economic advisors. In the 1990s, he got involved in Danish shipping by trying to save the old shipyard B&W in the Scandinavian country.

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