According to a bombshell new report from The New York Times, Jared Kushner created a VIP Spreadsheet that would track the leads from trusted Trump allies and friends about where to get their hands on PPE. These leads were prioritized over legitimate vendors, resulting in multiple botched deals and wasted time and money. Kushner’s actions helped lead to the PPE shortage in this country, as Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins explains.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced