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Thu May 14, 2020, 07:39 AM

FEMA cancels $55 million contract for N95 masks

https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/13/politics/fema-ppe-contract-cancelled-coronavirus/index.html

CNN)The Federal Emergency Management Agency canceled a $55 million unfulfilled contract with a Virginia company for an order of N95 masks that was supposed to be sent earlier this month -- the latest in a string of cancellations many states and agencies have faced amid the scramble to procure personal protective equipment for front-line workers.

The company, Panthera Worldwide LLC, was awarded the contract on April 1 -- to be fulfilled by May 1 -- but it requested an extension for May 11. A FEMA official told CNN that FEMA reviewed the company, which is not a manufacturer, and believed it would be able to fulfill the contract. But when Panthera requested another delivery extension of 96 hours on May 11, FEMA denied the extension and canceled the contract. No money was paid for the contract, according to the official.

Why would FEMA not buy directly from manufacturer? And why cancel?

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SheltieLover May 2020 OP
True Blue American May 2020 #1
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duforsure May 2020 #3
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Response to SheltieLover (Original post)

Thu May 14, 2020, 07:41 AM

1. We have to ask?

How much kickback?

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Response to True Blue American (Reply #1)

Thu May 14, 2020, 07:48 AM

2. Yup!

Ridiculous!

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Response to SheltieLover (Original post)

Thu May 14, 2020, 08:01 AM

3. Trumps intent is to hurt Americans

Using medical supplies and funding as leverage to demand what he wants or else, with a national health crisis , and a national financial crisis. How the hell is that making this country great ? Jobs gone, health care gone, environment regulations gone, truth from our government gone. We're stuck with a career organized crime family who are serial liars and have been connected to the Russian mafia , and Putin. Now trumps using FEMA to hurt Americans by confiscating the supplies they critically need in states, and trying to force people back to work when the pandemic is still a dangerous threat to lives being lost. We're heading towards a trump depression caused by him and the GOP.

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Response to SheltieLover (Original post)

Thu May 14, 2020, 10:04 AM

4. Panthera is owned by one of trump's buddies and no masks were produced

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