He explicitly tied the choice of food to the shutdown. To be clear, I agree it's not much of a story, but Trump and his people are the ones who first framed it politically. To quote Sarah Sanders, "Because the Democrats refuse to negotiate on border security, much of the residence staff at the White House is furloughed—so the president is personally paying for the event to be catered with some of everyone’s favorite fast foods."He discussed options of what to feed them, came up with a fast food spread. Because, college kids.