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Thu Mar 26, 2020, 09:31 PM

White House Backs Off Ventilator Announcement

White House Backs Off Ventilator Announcement

March 26, 2020 at 9:18 pm EDT By Taegan Goddard 11 Comments

https://politicalwire.com/2020/03/26/white-house-backs-off-ventilator-announcement/

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“The White House had been preparing on Wednesday to announce amid an escalating pandemic that a joint venture between General Motors and Ventec Life Systems would begin producing as many as 80,000 desperately needed ventilators when word suddenly came down that the announcement was off,” the New York Times reports.

“The decision to cancel the announcement, according to government officials, came after the Federal Emergency Management Agency said it needed more time to assess whether the estimated cost was prohibitive — more than $1 billion.”

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Response to applegrove (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 09:41 PM

1. Hey, you Americans who are gonna die without a ventilator: that's what your lives,

all hundreds of thousands of you, are worth to Trump -- less than a billion dollars total. And it's not even his fucking money, it is yours.

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Response to applegrove (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 09:42 PM

2. so what was the ventilator price 6 months ago. price gouging going on? nt

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Response to msongs (Reply #2)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 09:45 PM

4. googled it, most ventilators on ali baba under $10 K nt

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Response to applegrove (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 09:44 PM

3. Cough up some of the tax break money you fuckers stole and get to work saving lives!

Enough with the bullshit!

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Response to applegrove (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 09:47 PM

5. First Jared has to figure out what a ventilator is

n/t

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Response to applegrove (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 09:58 PM

6. Which is precisely why the Federal govt must use

all the authority it has under law to order companies to produce the equipment needed. That would require a confident leader, a president who wasn't afraid of the wealthy or powerful corporations, but we got Trump instead.

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