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Why We Are Covid Broke



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Washington dysfunction is so complete, it’s generally tough to know the place to start out. So there’s usefulness in a latest White Home missive to Congress—which in just a few brief pages neatly sums up the dishonesty and malpractice of in the present day’s Beltway.

“Expensive Madame Speaker,” begins the March 15 letter, dedicated to the subject of Covid poverty. “We’re notifying you of the next actions necessitated by the shortage of crucial funding.” Workplace of Administration and Finances Director Shalanda Younger and White Home Covid coordinator Jeffrey Zients clarify that except Congress provides tens of billions extra in taxpayer {dollars}, the federal authorities will now not be capable to “safe enough booster doses,” will finish “the acquisition of monoclonal antibody therapies,” will halt “crucial testing,” and can cut back “preventive therapies for the immunocompromised.”