Trump commerce chief wonders why federal workers are going to food banks

Self-proclaimed billionaire Wilbur Ross suggests unpaid government employees should take out loans

Donald Trump’s commerce secretary is facing criticism for saying he doesn’t “understand why” unpaid government workers are turning to food banks, suggesting that they should take out loans instead.

Wilbur Ross – a self-proclaimed billionaire and one of the richest members of Trump’s cabinet – was asked about federal workers turning to places like homeless shelters for food donations as the partial government shutdown drags on into its second month.

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Source: theguardian