Reports: Donald Trump might appoint Cubs co-owner to cabinet position


President-elect Donald Trump may name Chicago Cubs co-owner Todd Ricketts as the deputy secretary of the Commerce Department, according to reports.

Ricketts backed Trump during the election as he helped raise at least $66 million for outside groups called Future 45 and the 45 Committee. Before supporting Trump, Ricketts was part of a super PAC that spent its resources trying to keep Trump from winning the Republican nomination.

Ricketts met with Trump last week.

Tom Ricketts, Todd’s brother, was the Cubs owner who participated in many of the World Series celebration events. The Cubs won their first World Series in 108 years earlier this month as they defeated the Cleveland Indians in seven games.

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