Michael Atkinson will be fired in 30 days, President Trump told the House and Senate Intelligence committees.
Trump emphasized the recommendations were voluntary and that he, for one, would not partake.
“And the notion of the federal stockpile was it’s supposed to be our stockpile. It’s not supposed to be states’ stockpiles that they then use.”
The FDA said there is an "urgent" need for blood, blood products and plasma.
The group was celebrating an engagement in Lakewood, New Jersey.
A U.S. defense official said Thursday that 114 sailors from the USS Theodore Roosevelt have tested positive for the virus more than 10% of all cases across the U.S. military.
Anderson is performing at The Pavilion at Pan Am in downtown Indianapolis to raise money for local bartenders and service industry workers affected by COVID-19.
The first payments could go out within three weeks, and will likely go to those for whom the Internal Revenue Service already has direct deposit information on file.
The mission involves sending additional Navy warships, surveillance aircraft and special forces teams.
Pence said, "The reality is that we could've been better off if China had been more forthcoming."