“You have gone missing except for the” press, “Trump wrote. “Although you have said that you do not like Andrew Cuomo, you should start working with him for the good of all New Yorkers. “
He added, “I have known you for many years, but I never knew how bad you were a senator for New York State until I became president. “
He accused Schumer of spending too much time on the “impeachment hoax” and said he could have “focused on helping the people of New York, so New York would not have been as completely ill-prepared for “the invisible enemy”. wonder AOC and others are thinking of running against you in primary school. If they did, they would win. “
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Schumer, in a letter to the president, had asked Trump to appoint a senior military officer to resolve supply chain issues, rather than relying on a “patchwork of uncoordinated voluntary efforts” to fight the pandemic.
Trump, however, wrote that he had charged Rear Admiral John Polowcyzyk with purchasing and distribution. He said the Defense Production Act “has been used consistently by my team and me to purchase billions of dollars in equipment, medical supplies, ventilators and other related items”.
“We have supplied New York with many things, including hospitals, medical centers, medical supplies, record numbers of ventilators, etc. You should have prepared New York much better than you did, and as Dr. Fauci and Dr. Birx said yesterday, New York was way behind in its fight against the virus. “
On MSNBC All In With Chris Hayes, Schumer explained that the letter’s intention was to suggest that the president had put in place a soldier who could understand the patchwork of state governors looking for supplies. Schumer said he recommended “someone who knows command and control; someone who knows the logistics; someone who knows a quartermaster not only to requisition factories and supply chains to make the things we need, which we desperately need, but also to distribute them to the most needed places, so not the 50 governors will not hunt and peck. “
He added, “And then I spoke to the president late this afternoon and explained it, and the result is this letter. And so I’m just dismayed. “