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Trump Decided China Needed 17.8 Tons of Medical Supplies. Americans Now Face Deadly Shortages.

By American Ledger Team on April 24, 2020.

In early February, the Trump Administration reportedly shipped 17.8 tons of American Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) medical supplies to China as health care workers in this country were coming under an increased shortage of vital materials due to the COVID-19 crisis.

The shipment of materials to China—such as N95 masks used by doctors and health care workers—was confirmed by the president’s own State Department, and in a tweet by Secretary of State Pompeo. 

The materials were freighted off by the Trump Administration after the president spent months downplaying the severity of coronavirus, even lavishing praise on China and Xi Jinping's response to the outbreak.

“China has been working very hard to contain the Coronavirus. The United States greatly appreciates their efforts and transparency…” President Trump tweeted...

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