Donald Trump Selects Wilbur Ross Over Linda McMahon

Linda McMahon

President-elect and WWE Hall of Famer Donald Trump selected Wilbur Ross Jr., a billionaire investor and turnaround specialist, as his commerce secretary. The selection was announced during a joint interview on CNBC. NPR has complete details at this link.

The reason this is significant here on Wrestling News World is that Linda McMahon, a heavy financial supporter to getting Donald Trump elected, had been rumored to be in the running for the position of commerce secretary.

In addition to helping fund a pro-Donald Trump SuperPac, Linda McMahon was at Donald Trump's victory party in New York. She tweeted this on election night:

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— Linda McMahon (@Linda_McMahon)

What a night! Thrilled to congratulate my friend, President-Elect Donald Trump on a hard-fought campaign and victory. @realDonaldTrumppic.twitter.com/FCpT1sPphR

— Linda McMahon (@Linda_McMahon) November 9, 2016

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While McMahon was passed over for the position of commerce secretary, she's still expected to be a part of the Trump administration. She was scheduled to meet with Trump on Wednesday in New York City.

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