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The decline and fall of Wilbur Ross

Wilbur Ross behind President Trump
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President Donald Trump has put Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross out to pasture.

QuoteWilbur has lost his step. Actually, he’s probably lost a lot of steps.
— President Trump, shaking his head in resignation, to one of our sources

One problem: Ross’s efforts to wheel and deal with the Chinese have left the president unimpressed. Another problem: He keeps falling asleep in meetings.