The administration was supposed to announce a deal to produce 80,000 ventilators on Wednesday. Now Trump's backing off.
FEMA administrator Peter Gaynor's lack of specifics left Jake Tapper flummoxed.
Peter Gaynor couldn't even give Jake Tapper a rough estimate.
Joe Biden Blisters Trump For Lying About Defense Production Act After FEMA Admits Holding It As 'Leverage'
Joe Biden sent out a scathing response to FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor's admission that Trump is holding the Defense Production Act as "leverage" instead of invoking it.
Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Peter Gaynor tells CNN's Jake Tapper that Trump hasn't had to "pull the lever" yet on the Defense Production Act.
Gaynor explained that his job is about "preparing for and responding to disasters, no matter the cause."
Federal indictments were issued yesterday by the Department of Justice.
Donald Trump, being briefed by FEMA on disaster plans in the wake of Hurricane Dorian being upgraded to Category 5, claims to be unaware of another Category 5 storm hitting the US.
Sure, that's smart.
"Don't worry, I'll pardon you," he tells them.
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