Trump orders GM to start ventilator production for COVID-19 amid contract dispute

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President Donald Trump signed Friday a presidential directive ordering GM to produce ventilators and to prioritize federal contracts, just hours after the automaker announced plans to manufacture the critical medical equipment needed for patients suffering from COVID-19, disease caused by coronavirus. The order, made under the...

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Published on March 27, 2020 -  02:33
Trump invokes Defense Production Act, orders GM to begin fulfilling federal contracts for ventilators
President Donald Trump announced Friday that he would invoke powers granted to him under the Defense Protection Act to order General Motors to begin producing ventilators to address a nationwide shortage amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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