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Federal Government Is Nearly Wiped Out Of PPE

The federal government is nearly wiped out! 

The government’s emergency stockpile of respirator masks, gloves and other medical supplies is running low and is nearly exhausted due to the coronavirus outbreak, leaving the Trump administration and the states to compete for personal protective equipment in a freewheeling global marketplace rife with profiteering and price-gouging, according to Department of Homeland Security officials involved in the frantic acquisition effort.

The cache “was designed to respond to a handful of cities,” not a pandemic, the Washington Post reports.

The admission from the DHS officials contradicts recent White House statements.

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