Democratic senators seek more scrutiny of commerce secretary's finances

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross may face more scrutiny over his financial holdings.

Some Senate Democrats want the Department of Commerce's internal watchdog to investigate whether Ross was not fully forthcoming during his confirmation process earlier this year and whether he has fulfilled promises to resolve potential conflicts of interest. The lawmakers are also asking the agency's inspector general to examine Ross's chief of staff, Wendy Teramoto, over possible conflicts.The call for an investigation comes shortly after a series of reports questioning Ross's investments. ...