Sunday, November 05, 2017

At Least He Didn't Fail To Pay His Housekeeper's Payroll Taxes

(I'm sure he's done that, too, but that's so 10 years ago).

Wilbur Ross, the commerce secretary in the Trump administration, shares business interests with Vladimir Putin’s immediate family, and he failed to clearly disclose those interests when he was being confirmed for his cabinet position.

Ross — a billionaire industrialist — retains an interest in a shipping company, Navigator Holdings, that was partially owned by his former investment company. One of Navigator’s most important business relationships is with a Russian energy firm controlled, in turn, by Putin’s son-in-law and other members of the Russian president’s inner circle.

Saw people tweeting about "wait until the Paradise Papers come out..." yesterday. Paradise!