Trump to pick Ricketts as Deputy Commerce Secretary


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Geoff Burke - USA Today Sports
Geoff Burke - USA Today Sports

President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence held a meeting with Todd Ricketts, a co-owner and board member of the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.

They met at the National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, New Jersey to discuss job opportunities within the administration for Ricketts.

The Trump transition team released a statement about the short meeting.

"A constructive conversation occurred with Mr. Todd Ricketts," the report said. "It involved domestic commerce, ingenuity, and growth for our country. Discussions on tax reform regulations and entrepreneurial initiatives were also included."

Trump is now expected to pick Ricketts as his deputy commerce secretary according to multiple reports.

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