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SoonerPride

(12,286 posts)
Fri May 20, 2022, 11:23 AM May 2022

If trump were president during the baby formula shortage

He would be sending baby formula to states that voted for him and saying the governors of blue states would need to fight over formula on the world market.

And then his son in law would be buying up world supplies and selling them on eBay at jacked up prices.

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If trump were president during the baby formula shortage (Original Post) SoonerPride May 2022 OP
Yes lefthandedskyhook May 2022 #1
And he would've forced the FDA to open the factory sooner and more babies would get sick Walleye May 2022 #2
All true.. thomski64 May 2022 #3
Ooops! Fixed. Thank you! SoonerPride May 2022 #5
Trump would be telling blue states hamsterjill May 2022 #4
hahahaha well played SoonerPride May 2022 #6
Look at how he reacted to Covid Freddie May 2022 #7
and then had states fighting over PPE. SoonerPride May 2022 #8
He was actually seizing ppe purchased by hospitals..... getagrip_already May 2022 #10
I loved it when the gov of Mass DENVERPOPS May 2022 #13
You remember it correctly. SoonerPride May 2022 #15
I also remember DENVERPOPS May 2022 #17
He would do a photo-op throwing baby formula to Emile May 2022 #9
First, he would have cut off all formula for migrant babies. Lonestarblue May 2022 #11
Don't forget that he would also confiscate blue state supplies bought on the open market. Eugene May 2022 #12
He'd probably suggest feeding babies non-dairy creamer or some crazy shit like that. Tommy Carcetti May 2022 #14
One of Trump's advisors sent a tweet... jmowreader May 2022 #16

hamsterjill

(15,220 posts)
4. Trump would be telling blue states
Fri May 20, 2022, 11:37 AM
May 2022

To give those babies a coke and a Big Mac. You know, or maybe shine a light somewhere.

Freddie

(9,254 posts)
7. Look at how he reacted to Covid
Fri May 20, 2022, 12:22 PM
May 2022

“The only people getting sick and dying are in big cities in blue states, so who cares, they’re not going to vote for me anyway.”

getagrip_already

(14,548 posts)
10. He was actually seizing ppe purchased by hospitals.....
Fri May 20, 2022, 01:43 PM
May 2022

At the manufacturers and at customs.

He probably sold it on the black market.

So many crimes. Not a one being prosecuted.

DENVERPOPS

(8,777 posts)
13. I loved it when the gov of Mass
Fri May 20, 2022, 02:12 PM
May 2022

had the owner of the Boston Patriots fly his planes to China, they picked up the PPE and flew it directly to Boston? airport. Then surrounded the plane with State Police, had it unloaded and escorted to the hospitals. Jared was commandeering incoming flights of PPE at airports by customs, then taking the supplies and distributing them to Red States.....(I am sure with a substantial commission)

At least that is how I remember it...........

SoonerPride

(12,286 posts)
15. You remember it correctly.
Fri May 20, 2022, 02:26 PM
May 2022

And the nation just shrugged.

It is unbelievable to me what they get away with.

Still to this day.

DENVERPOPS

(8,777 posts)
17. I also remember
Fri May 20, 2022, 02:39 PM
May 2022

when Trump sent precious little PPE to Mass and NY, but turned around and sent DeSatan THREE TIMES the amount he ordered of PPE.....

Lonestarblue

(9,958 posts)
11. First, he would have cut off all formula for migrant babies.
Fri May 20, 2022, 01:57 PM
May 2022

Then all formula going to Puerto Rico, and then redirecting all formula ordered in blue states to red states, and ten all formula for mothers using WIC. Gotta save that milk for white babies in religious wing-nut families!

Tommy Carcetti

(43,121 posts)
14. He'd probably suggest feeding babies non-dairy creamer or some crazy shit like that.
Fri May 20, 2022, 02:14 PM
May 2022

I'm only half-joking here.

jmowreader

(50,509 posts)
16. One of Trump's advisors sent a tweet...
Fri May 20, 2022, 02:31 PM
May 2022

He said that there would be no shortage of formula, but if there was one Trump would (I'm working from memory here) issue an immediate executive order, call the manufacturers of formula to the White House for meetings, fire the Commissioner of the FDA and force all his workers to toil around the clock until the crisis was averted.

On the other hand, Biden sent a crew from the FDA to the plant that actually caused the crisis to solve the problems they had, invoked the Defense Production Act to get everyone else making more formula, and started importing FDA-approved formula from overseas.

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