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New York senator explains to Trump why healthcare workers are not hoarding or lying about masks

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President Donald Trump alleged that the hospitals asking for more ventilators and masks are asking for such an astounding amount that he is concerned they were hoarding or worse.

“How do you go from 10 to 20 to 300,000 masks? Where are the masks going, are they going out the backdoor?” Trump asked.

“They have to look into that in New York,” Trump said, noting that he heard they went from 10,000 masks to 300,000 masks.

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) explained that the disease is “highly contagious” and these healthcare workers are not normally wearing masks every hour of every day in the hospital.

“For President Trump not to understand this is a highly contagious virus, so all medical workers are going to need to wear masks every day the entire time they are in the hospital environment, that is a significant change to the reality of any hospital before this virus,” she told MSNBC’s, Kasie Hunt. “So common sense would dictate they will be using multitudes of masks beyond what they would normally be using.”

She went on to attack the president for his comments, saying that these people aren’t stealing ventilators or hoarding anything. They’re risking their lives every hour of the day to help.

“I think his allegations about New York hospitals were beyond absurd,” Gillibrand said. “I talk to most of our hospital heads throughout New York City and the state, and I can tell you their hospital personnel are the heroes of this moment. They are working 24/7 to save lives. They’re begging for ventilators, masks, gowns, supplies. I have one of the SDNY schools making masks for an upstate hospital because they were out of masks several days ago.”

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Ocasio-Cortez blasts her NYC mayor for ‘making excuses’ for NYPD violence against protesters

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The youngest woman ever elected to Congress ripped her city's mayor on Saturday for "making excuses" for New York Police Department actions.

In videos that circulated widely on social media, NYPD cruisers can be seen driving into pedestrian protesters.

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) blasted New York City Mayor de Blasio for defending the NYPD.

On Twitter, she told the mayor, "your comments tonight were unacceptable."

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‘Light ’em up’: Police open fire on people filming them from their front porch

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Video reportedly taken from the Wittier neighborhood of Minneapolis on Saturday shows authorities shooting projectiles upon people filming them from a front porch.

On Friday, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey imposed a curfew on the city, but his emergency order did not apply to citizens' homes or front porches.

Yet a video posted on Twitter shows a Minnesota National Guard humvee rolling down residential streets, followed by a group of police.

"Look at this, they just keep coming," a woman is heard saying as the camera shows the police.

"Go inside. Get inside," the police shouted.

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‘They just fired on us’: Horrifying videos of cops ‘using journalists for target practice’ in Minneapolis

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Journalists covering the protests in Minneapolis reported on being targeted by police on Saturday.

Multiple reports -- including live coverage on CNN -- showed police firing rubber bullets at journalists.

It’s open season on the media for the cops in Minneapolis. Evil. https://t.co/ZR3Nnf9ofH

— Nick Stellini (@StelliniTweets) May 31, 2020

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