When it comes to protective equipment, medical supplies and the economy, Trump's many promises have failed to materialize.
Jared Kushner, the president’s adviser and son-in-law, appeared at a coronavirus briefing and said a federal stockpile of medical supplies is not meant for individual states
An AP report found agencies responding to the coronavirus pandemic waited far too late to bulk order essential medical equipment for health professionals.
They're bidding against each other and the federal government for supplies Americans desperately need. Then sometimes the orders just don't show up.
President Donald Trump has insisted that the stockpile is only a short-term backup for states.
The statewide death toll from the coronavirus doubled in 72 hours to more than 1,900.
“This is ridiculous and completely false,” the former veep said of the president's claim that medical workers were misusing protective supplies.
More than 1,600 have died of COVID-19 in the U.S. so far.
Italian health officials reported its deadliest day so far with 793 dead from the pandemic.
Despite the federal government's vastly greater resources, the president insisted state governments need to find their own solutions as the coronavirus spreads.