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Trump disputes watchdog report on hospitals' supply shortages

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President trump says an inspector general report finding severe shortages of supplies at nationwide hospitals to fight the virus is in his words just wrong revelations from a report by the inspector general of health and Human Services after serving more than three hundred hospitals the department found hospital staff are concerned not only with the lack of personal protective equipment and ventilators but also about running out of necessities like food thermometers and cleaning supplies not having enough help the staff and waking up to a week for test results the survey was conducted in late March by newly appointed inspector general Christine Graham who's worked under four administrations all right so that's the time line for those interviews hundreds of U. S. hospitals representatives of hundreds of U. S. hospitals were interviewed about do you have enough supplies or not this is part of the exchange of the White House about that report on a supply shortage severe shortages of testing supplies and wait time I mean the longer longer did I hear the word inspector general really it's wrong and they'll talk to you about it it's wrong wrong government it's well where did it come from the inspector general what's his name senator ed Markey is introduced a resolution urging the president to use his existing authority to support a huge increase in the manufacturing of medical supplies and testing kits to combat