Commerce Secretary Accused of Shorting Financial Disclosure Mandates

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Unresolved ethics issues involving the finances of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross spilled into the open on Monday when Forbes magazine posted an expose that also questions the treatment of Ross’s financial disclosure forms by the Office of Government Ethics.

But that agency’s departed director, Walter Shaub, who tweets his own opinions from his post at the nonprofit Campaign Legal Center, weighed in.

“Serious new allegations about Wilbur Ross, and an unexplained failure to release the most relevant document by the acting Director of my old agency, Dave Apol,” Shaub tweeted on Monday.

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