Trump Shows Up Doubting Dems And Saves Us From Food Shortages
This past Sunday Tyson Food put out a letter explaining how there are going to be upcoming food shortages. They were not trying to scare Americans but warn us as they had to shut down many of their plants after several of their employees contracted COVID-19. The Tyson Chairman was concerned for the overall welfare of Americans and he is not alone as the Smithfield CEO expressed a similar sentiment earlier this month when he shut down a plant for the same reason. They felt that prices were about to rise for Americans as meat was about to become more scarce, and this might have happened too if we had a weak Dem sitting in the Oval Office.
"As pork, beef and chicken plants are being forced to close, even for short periods of time, millions of pounds of meat will disappear from the supply chain," John Tyson, chairman of the Tyson Foods board, wrote."
"The closure of this facility, combined with a growing list of other protein plants that have shuttered across our industry, is pushing our country perilously close to the edge in terms of our meat supply," Kenneth Sullivan CEO of Smithfield warned."
But Trump saw this and acted using the Defense Production Act to get the plants back up and running.
"President Donald Trump signed an executive order under the Defense Production Act to compel meat processing plants to remain open amid the coronavirus pandemic.