BUSINESS/JOE BIDEN: “I’ve laid out in detail what I would do, and all the way back in January, when this first came out. Then I did again in March, talked about how I would invoke the Defense Act to require significant stockpiling of PPE. I would also have made sure that we wouldn’t have fired the […]

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BUSINESS/DRUGS: “[M]y administration is using the Defense Production Act to provide a $765 million loan to support the launch of Kodak Pharmaceuticals. It’s a great name, when you think of it. Such a great name. It was one of the great brands in the world. Then people went digital, and Kodak didn’t follow. But now, […]

Read More… from 7/28/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “We also are going to be using, and we’re preparing to use, the Defense Production Act to increase swab production in one U.S. facility by over 20 million additional swabs per month… You must remember that the governors wanted to have total control over the opening of their states, but now they […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Today, I signed a Presidential Memorandum directing the Secretary of Health and Human Services to use any and all authority available under the Defense Production Act to require General Motors to accept, perform, and prioritize Federal contracts for ventilators.” -Donald Trump, “Statement from the President Regarding the Defense Production Act,” whitehouse.gov, Mar. […]

Read More… from 3/27/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Our intelligence officials were warning of coronavirus threat in January. Just based on public information that I had, I warned the threat was getting worse way back on January the 27th… As of late yesterday, we’re told that the president still has not activated the authority under the Defense Production Act, […]

Read More… from 3/23/2020