More Than 2,000 Federal Ventilators Don’t Work Due to Lack of Maintenance

Pence suggests Americans don't need coronavirus testing

More than 2,000 ventilators in the federal stockpile aren’t working because of a lack of maintenance. The news comes as states scramble for as many of the lifesaving machines as possible.

The New York Times reported on Thursday that 2,109 ventilators in the federal stockpile don’t work and have not been properly maintained. The Trump administration is holding 10,000 ventilators. read more

New Poll: Majority of Americans Think Trump Was ‘Too Slow to Take Action’ on Coronavirus

Trump coronavirus briefing

A majority of Americans believe President Donald Trump was too slow to act on the Covid-19 global pandemic. A new poll found that 58% of people thought his response was too slow.

The ABC/Washington Post poll showed 51% of Americans approve of Trump’s handling of the Coronavirus, while 36% strongly approve. Less than half of respondents – 45% – disapproved of his actions. read more