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Donald Trump announced two more positions in his cabinet on Wednesday morning, and his choices may surprise you.

The Daily Caller reported that Trump nominated Wilbur Ross and Todd Ricketts to serve as secretary of commerce and deputy secretary of commerce this morning. This came just after the president-elect announced Steve Mnuchin’s nomination as treasury secretary.

“Wilbur Ross is a champion of American manufacturing and knows how to help companies succeed,” Trump said of the billionaire investor in a Facebook statement. “Most importantly, he is one of the greatest negotiators I have ever met, and that comes from me, the author of ‘The Art of the Deal.'”

Trump went on to say that he is looking forward to working with Ross toward “cutting taxes for working families, reducing burdensome government regulations and unleashing America’s energy resources will strengthen our economy at a time when our country needs to see significant growth.”

Trump later described Ricketts, a co-owner of the 2016 World Series champion Chicago Cubs, as “an immensely successful businessman with unparalleled knowledge of the finance industry.” 

“As Deputy Commerce Secretary he will help us cut waste and streamline government so that it works for the people of America,” Trump said, going on to praise “the incredible job he and the Ricketts family did in the purchase and turnaround” of the Cubs.”

This comes as sources are saying that former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is being considered as Trump’s Secretary for Veteran’s Affairs.

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