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  1. Moral turpitude says:

    💀 “White House Abandoned HHS Plan To Mail Masks To Every American In April : Documents obtained by The Washington Post and NBC News detail the Department of Health and Human Service’s proposal to deliver 650 million cloth masks in April — enough for five face coverings per household, according to a U.S. Postal Service draft press release. The USPS papers also reveal safety fears raised by postal workers since the pandemic’s start. https://khn.org/morning-breakout/white-house-abandoned-hhs-plan-to-mail-masks-to-every-american-in-april/
    💀 The United States Postal Service had planned to distribute 650 million face coverings for the Trump administration in April to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, according to newly obtained internal documents reviewed by CNN.
    But those plans were scrapped by the White House because it didn’t want to spark “concern or panic” among Americans, senior administration officials told The Washington Post.
    “There was concern from some in the White House Domestic Policy Council and the office of the vice president that households receiving masks might create concern or panic,” one administration official told the Post.
    The documents obtained by the transparency group American Oversight https://www.americanoversight.orshow the Postal Service was doing this in partnership with the White House Coronavirus Task Force, the Department of Health and Human Services and “a consortium of textile manufacturers.”
    When reached by CNN, the White House declined to comment. https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/18/politics/postal-service-face-masks-coronavirus-trump-administration/index.html
    💀 “Newly revealed USPS documents show an agency struggling to manage Trump, Amazon and the pandemic : Nearly 10,000 pages of emails, memos and other private documents offered new details about the agency’s struggles and the pro-Trump figures to whom it turned for advice” https://www.washingtonpost.com/us-policy/2020/09/17/usps-trump-coronavirus-amazon-foia/
    💀 “Postal Service feared Trump’s rhetoric could cost it billions in Amazon business, documents reveal : The president’s efforts to disparage the agency complicated efforts to negotiate a new contract with the e-commerce giant, internal documents show” https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2020/09/18/trump-amazon-postal-service/

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