Sanders introduced bill to make Uncle Sam produce emergency equipment - VT Biz

Better late than never, Sen. Bernie Sanders says the federal government should go large into the emergency equipment production business. Bernie, maybe you could invest some of the $18 million left over in your campaign fund?

“"Outrageously," they said, nearly three months after the first known COVID-19 death in the United States, health care providers across the country are continuing to report supply shortages. Unfortunately, the Trump administration has failed to utilize the full powers of the federal government, including special authorities like the Defense Production Act (DPA), to respond to the urgent needs of states and communities to save lives. Massively increasing our testing capacity must be the foundation to any long-term plan to return to in-person educational institutions, businesses, and public settings. Testing in the United States has plateaued at 100,000 to 200,000 tests per day due to continued shortages of key supplies and materials.”

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  • Patrick Finnie
    commented 2020-05-10 14:15:08 -0400
    Gotta love Bernie ! He has 2 answers to every question, Government, and free !