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The Trump administration has started approving licenses for US companies to resume doing business with Huawei

The US Department of Commerce said it would allow some US businesses to resume selling goods to Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies.

Government watchdog warns that Trump administration’s tariff exclusion process appears tainted by ‘improper influence’

The Department of Commerce has come under repeated fire for an opaque tariff exemption process that some say favors larger companies.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, testifies at his confirmation hearing on January 18, 2017, in Washington, DC.

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross reportedly can’t stop falling asleep in department meetings

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross's management of the department is coming under fire with reports of dysfunction and infighting among top officials.

FedEx is suing the US government, claiming that complying with Huawei’s blacklisting violates its constitutional rights and traps it ‘betw...

The delivery giant said it's "virtually impossible" to comply with Huawei's blacklisting as it would require policing the contents of millions of packages every day.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross

From suspect stock deals to billion-dollar exaggerations — here are all of the allegations dogging Wilbur Ross

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has been the subject of a series of reports detailing questions financial dealings and business practices. Here's a rundown of the allegations so far.

Trump’s all-out trade war is rattling Washington — even his strongest allies

President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs on Canada, Mexico, and the European Union for steel and aluminum has reignited tremendous frustration from his Republican allies on Capitol Hill and elsewhere, breaking from longtime free-trade orthodoxy on the right.

Trump reaches deal with China to lift sanctions on Chinese tech giant ZTE despite blowback from Democrats, GOP

The Commerce Department will lift sanctions on Chinese phone maker ZTE in exchange for a shake up in the companies management. both Republicans and Democrats blasted the decision, saying it was weak and threatened national security.

American businesses are scrambling to get around Trump’s new tariffs — and it could just be the start of a ‘tsunami’

More than 1,200 companies have requested exclusions from President Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs according to a new report.
Children wave American flags and hold their certificates of citizenship after becoming U.S. citizens during a citizenship ceremony at The Bronx Zoo, May 5, 2017

Trump’s controversial change to the 2020 Census could have massive political and economic consequences

The Trump administration is adding a new question to the 2020 Census that could make huge changes to federal funding, business decisions, and academic research.
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross arrives at a state dinner at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, November 9, 2017.

More incredibly embarrassing, possibly criminal, news about our Commerce Secretary

Opinion: Ross made $682M selling his shares in Bank of Ireland before it was discovered the bank was using accounting tricks to look healthier than it was.