Rebecca Shabad2h ago / 4:31 PM UTCWASHINGTON — The American Federation of Teachers is launching a new round of television and online ads featuring nurses and health care workers blasting President Donald Trump for accusing them of stealing personal protective equipment (PPE), the tools these workers have needed to protect themselves while caring for COVID-19-positive patients. The spots, obtained by NBC News ahead of Tuesday’s launch, feature health care professionals urging Americans to contact the White House to demand masks and other PPE as they still face shortages at hospitals and health care facilities across the country.The ads start with a clip of Trump last month questioning how New York hospitals are using PPE, saying, “Something’s going on. Where are the masks going? Are they going out the back door?”Several different nurses respond, with one saying, “President Trump suggested that nurses like me are possibly stealing masks.”“We don’t have the protective equipment,” another nurse says. Then another nurse says, “Do your job Mr. President,” and another follows up by saying, “…and give us the equipment we need to do our job.”AFT membership doesn’t just include teachers — the union has a smattering of members from other vocations, including a large group of nurses. In a Tuesday


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