The Daily Populous

Monday August 24th, 2020 evening edition

image for Jared Kushner made a deal with Russia for ventilators during the COVID-19 crisis, but every single machine was faulty, report says

Jared Kushner facilitated the delivery of 45 ventilators from Russia to the US earlier this year, two senior administration officials told The Daily Beast.

Those ventilators turned out to be faulty and were cast aside, local officials told the news outlet.

The report said that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's staffers were surprised to see the supplies arriving from Russia.

Jared Kushner brokered a deal with Russia for 45 ventilators to be brought to the US to help with the coronavirus crisis, but they all turned out to be faulty, a new report says.

Two senior Trump administration officials told The Daily Beast that Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and one of his senior advisers, helped to secure an equipment order that included the ventilators.

They were unloaded from a Russian-marked plane in New York in March, as the COVID-19 outbreak was intensifying in the state.

A Russian Aerospace Forces plane carrying medical equipment at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport on April 1. »

I'm voting Biden-Harris after Donald Trump ruined my Republican Party

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I never thought I would leave the Republican Party, but I'm voting Biden-Harris this fall.

Four and a half years ago I considered myself a Republican, but then Donald Trump became the Republican nominee for president.

Independent Ashley Pratte, a former Republican, is a communications strategist and a board member of Republican Women for Progress. »