Tag Archives: Vincent Viola

Billionaire Army Secretary Nominee Drops Out, Says He’s Unable To Meet Financial Divestment Rules

The Military Times reports: President Trump’s nominee to lead the Army abruptly withdrew his name from consideration late Friday night, citing his inability to get around strict Defense Department rules concerning his family businesses. Vincent Viola, founder of digital stock trading firm Virtu Financial and owner of the National Hockey League’s Florida Panthers, had been working through the confirmation process …

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DRAIN THE ICE: Trump Nominates Billionaire Pro Hockey Team Owner To Be Secretary Of The Army

The Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel reports: Florida Panthers majority owner Vincent Viola has been nominated to serve as the Secretary of the Army by President-elect Donald Trump. The Viola family will retain ownership of the Panthers, the team said in a statement, but upon Senate confirmation and NHL approval, Viola has named co-owner Doug Cifu to take his place as chairman …

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