Being old, rich, white and out of touch is Wilbur Ross’s middle name.
WILBUR ROSS downplays 800k workers missing checks as "a third of a percent on our GDP. So it's just like it's a gigantic number."
ROSS then says this about fed workers going to homeless shelters to get food: "I don't quite understand why." Says they should just go take out loans pic.twitter.com/0sOmZGEozD
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) January 24, 2019
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, who regularly walks around in $1,000 velvet slippers during the day👇, appears on CNBC and wonders why furloughed federal workers who aren't being paid just can't go get a loan. #Letthemeatcake pic.twitter.com/gEVaHOQDVn
— M/I_Investments (@MI_Investments) January 24, 2019
Thoughts on unpaid federal workers:
"In some sense they're better off."
– Kevin Hassett
"It is a little bit of pain but it's going to be for the future of our country."
– Lara Trump
"There’s no real reason why they shouldn’t be able to get a loan."
– Wilbur Ross
— Binyamin Appelbaum (@BCAppelbaum) January 24, 2019