Michèle Flournoy, Bob Work, and Julie Smith cited in the Wall Street Journal article, “National Security Veterans Urge Trump to Invoke Emergency Mobilization Law”

Michèle Flournoy, Bob Work, and Julie Smith cited in the Wall Street Journal article, “National Security Veterans Urge Trump to Invoke Emergency Mobilization Law”

“A bipartisan group of more than 100 former national security officials are urging President Trump immediately to use a Korean War-era defense mobilization law ‘to the full extent’ to support companies making supplies critical to combating the coronavirus outbreak.

“In a letter Wednesday, the former officials said the Defense Production Act was designed precisely because the private sector “lacks the ability to process incoming requests, prioritize the most urgent needs and coordinate with other companies absent more concerted government involvement…”

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