Congresswoman Cheri Bustos could see big use for Arsenal during pandemic

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The Arsenal could end up playing a vital role in fighting the Coronavirus pandemic.

Democrats across the county are trying to pressure the president to exercise the Defense Production Act. That act would allow the president to direct the country’s biggest companies to make things like ventilators and masks in high volume.

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos told Local 4 News that she and Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy about utilizing the Arsenal to make that equipment.

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