Cubs Co-Owner Todd Ricketts to Be Named RNC Finance Chair

Todd Ricketts, of the Cubs-owning Ricketts family, is rumored to be named finance chair of the Republican National Committee. He would replace Steve Wynn, who has resigned over sexual misconduct allegations. The 168-member RNC will vote on the Ricketts appointment at its meeting this week. (Crain’s Chicago Business)  Ricketts has been active in Republican and conservative campaigns and fundraising and was nominated to be deputy secretary of commerce under Trump but eventually declined the post because of the difficulty of untangling his financial holdings.

Nancy S Bishop
Nancy S Bishop

Nancy S. Bishop is publisher and Stages editor of Third Coast Review. She’s a member of the American Theatre Critics Association and a 2014 Fellow of the National Critics Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. You can read her personal writing on pop culture at nancybishopsjournal.com, and follow her on Twitter @nsbishop. She also writes about film, books, art, architecture and design.

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