Trumplets edit National Stockpile website after they’re caught claiming it’s not for states

The Trump administration changed the Strategic National Stockpile website’s description of the program yesterday after White House adviser Jared Kushner falsely claimed that the medical-supply stockpile is not meant to be used to help states. The description was changed to minimize the stockpile’s role in helping states through crises like the current pandemic, but other portions of the official website still make it clear that Kushner was wrong.

We have an appropriate historical guest comment, this morning:

“Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.”

George Orwell, 1984

3 thoughts on “Trumplets edit National Stockpile website after they’re caught claiming it’s not for states

  1. RaPaR says:

    This is exasperating! What I do not understand his way he’s never gets in any trouble for things like this! Amazing! I guess some people really are above the law, he certainly seems to be!

  2. Serial murderer says:

    “That’s Their Problem” : How Jared Kushner Let the Markets Decide America’s COVID-19 Fate : First-person accounts of a tense meeting at the White House in late March 2020 suggest that President Trump’s son-in-law resisted taking federal action to alleviate shortages and help Democratic-led New York. Instead, he enlisted a former roommate to lead a Consultant State to take on the Deep State, with results ranging from the Eastman Kodak fiasco to a mysterious deal to send ventilators to Russia.”

    See also “How Jared Kushner’s Secret Testing Plan “Went Poof Into Thin Air” [June 30. 2020] “This spring, a team working under the president’s son-in-law produced a plan for an aggressive, coordinated national COVID-19 response that could have brought the pandemic under control. So why did the White House spike it in favor of a shambolic 50-state response?”

    As of this morning 198,946 Americans have died from COVID-19

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