The Daily 202 Live with James Hohmann and Secretary Wilbur Ross
On Friday September 8, The Washington Post’s James Hohmann sat down with U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, to discuss the Trump administration's efforts to reshape the playing field for international trade, the tax reform push and other pressing economic issues, including hurricane recovery.
Program Highlights
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross commented on the disbandment of President Donald Trump’s manufacturing and economic councils: “What’s sad is for business leaders to give up an opportunity to influence policy over some singular issue with which they disagree. I don’t think that’s very considered.”
    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross tells The Washington Post's James Hohmann about the challenges for hurricane recovery programs, but says that so far he thinks “it’s been executed quite well.”
      U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross comments on President Trump's controversial deal with Congressional Democrats on the debt ceiling.
        U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross talks about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), saying he thinks there will be some “security and safety” protections for Dreamers, but “exactly what form it will take is a little bit hard to judge.”
          U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross tells The Washington Post's James Hohmann that the current NAFTA negotiation process is “complicated” and "unprecedented."
            U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross talks about possible next steps for a mining plan in Afghanistan.
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              John Collingwood, Senior Vice President, Federal Government Relations at Bank of America, spoke about the company's community outreach programs.
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                Wilbur Ross
                U.S. Secretary of Commerce
                Wilbur Ross was sworn in by Vice President Mike Pence as 39th Secretary of Commerce on February 28, 2017. Secretary Ross will be the principal voice of business in the Trump Administration, ensuring U.S. entrepreneurs and businesses have the tools they need to create jobs and economic opportunity.
                Interviewed by
                James Hohmann
                James Hohmann is a national political correspondent for The Washington Post and author of The Daily 202.
                About Daily 202 Live
                James Hohmann, a Post national political correspondent and author of The Daily 202, will interview Beltway power players and political operatives about the issues and news shaping Washington.
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