For the record, I reached out to the Department of Commerce this week to see if Wilbur Ross wanted to formally update his view on jobs and the coronavirus. They declined.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross works from home in Palm Beach as administration battles coronavirus @LaurenSHirsch / CNBC)
Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross will be speaking with representatives of the European Union about eliminating the large Tariffs and Barriers they use against the U.S.A. Not fair to our farmers and manufacturers.
Wilbur Ross, who has been leading us into a trade war on behalf of the steel industry, says that the number of workers affected by the shutdown is small, so it's no big deal. A useful chart
Wilbur Ross is ’s Secretary of Commerce. Wilbur Ross is a billionaire. And this is billionaire Wilbur Ross saying he doesn’t understand why federal workers not getting paid during the don’t just tak #TrumpShutdown out loans *to feed their families*. Unreal.
New: Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross violated his ethics agreement and submitted a financial disclosure form that “was not accurate,” according to the Office of Government Ethics. Ross reported he had sold bank stock that other reports indicate he did not sell.