Tag Archives: Todd Ricketts

Billionaire Chicago Cubs Co-Owner Withdraws From Trump Cabinet Nomination, Can’t Meet Ethics Rules

The Chicago Sun-Times reports: Unable to untangle his complex financial holdings to the satisfaction of the Office of Government Ethics, Cubs board member Todd Ricketts, tapped by President Donald Trump to be the Deputy Commerce Secretary, on Wednesday withdrew his nomination, the Chicago Sun-Times has learned. Ricketts, a Wilmette resident who is a member of the billionaire Ricketts clan, was …

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Hackers Hit Website Of Pro-Trump Super PAC

CNN reports: A prolific Republican super PAC pushing President Donald Trump’s Cabinet took down its website temporarily Monday after hackers got in and retitled sections “Make America S****y Again” and scrawled “Black Lives Matter” across the video section. The 45 Committee — a PAC started by mega-donors Todd Ricketts and Sheldon Adelson — released a new ad pushing Trump’s Cabinet …

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ALTERNATIVE FACTS: Pro-Trump Group’s Ad Campaign Heralds “Civil Rights Champion” Jeff Sessions [VIDEO]

Miranda Blue reports at Right Wing Watch: A dark money group that spent $21 million supporting Donald Trump in the presidential election is now running a television ad portraying Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, Trump’s nominee to be attorney general, as “a civil rights champion.” Sessions has been a lifelong opponent of civil rights. He was rejected for a federal judgeship …

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