One of Trump's Cabinet Members Hospitalized

Commerce secretary Wilbur Ross hospitalized 'for minor, non-coronavirus related issues,' says rep
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jul 19, 2020 5:30 AM CDT
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Hospitalized
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross appears before a House Appropriations subcommittee on budget on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, March 10, 2020.   (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

(Newser) – Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, 82, was admitted to a hospital in upstate New York after feeling unwell on Friday evening, reports the AP. “Secretary Ross has been admitted into the hospital for minor, non-coronavirus related issues. He is doing well and we anticipate his release soon," a Commerce Department rep tells Fox News. The department did not immediately respond to a request for additional details. Ross, a former banker known for acquiring and restructuring failed companies, was confirmed as commerce secretary in February 2017. (More on Ross here.)

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