Using the Defense Production Act could be salutary--if the stuff is made here.
Our bipartisan-forged dependence upon the Sinofascists is one of the reasons we got hammered by the plague. Telling 3M to import more masks from Shanghai isn't going to fix anything. Except the wallets of men whose wallets desperately need thinning.
We can't make our own Tylenol, for the love of pete. And we know it.
I am also curious to see how Biden's "Buy American" plan is going to work, what with economic nationalism not being a shareholder fave.