President Trump & Task Force – Friday briefing to the nation
President Trump notes his signing the Defense Production Act to prioritize production of ventilators at General Motors.
The $2.2 emergency stimulus is signed by President Trump and will begin implementation.
Many hospitals, days into the national emergency against the Chinese Communist Party Coronavirus are in various stages of inadequate supplies and quite limited with ventilators.
Thousands have been delivered to date and 100,000 are being planned for production and distribution.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is highlighted as one who is working well with federal agencies. New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo who has demanded tens of thousands of ventilators turns out to have thousands available to him and NY hospitals from the Feds revealed in recent reports.
Further emergency Defense authorizations are now in effect to mobilize additional medical and support people.
The wartime US President addresses his optimism and the continuing efforts as the apex of the pandemic mounts.