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Trump's millionaire commerce chief questions why furloughed federal workers use food banks: 'I don’t really quite understand'

Wilbur Ross is stirring the pot with his latest comments about the government shutdown.

The commerce secretary — who’s one of the richest members of President Trump’s Cabinet — could not understand Thursday why federal workers who go without pay because of the shutdown are turning to food banks...

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross speaks to reporters outside the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) ...