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President Donald Trump sparked anger across the country after he appeared to accuse New York healthcare employees of stealing medical face masks during a press conference.

"Many of the states have stocked up, some of them don't want to admit it," Trump said Sunday at a press conference. "We have sent so many things to them, including ventilators. You know there's a question as to hoarding of ventilators. Some hospitals and independents hospitals and some hospital chains as we call them, they are holding ventilators — they don't want to let them up."

President Trump did not stop there:

"How do you go from 10 to 20 to 300,000? 10 to 20,000 masks to 300,000. Even though this is different. Something's going on. And you ought to look into it as reporters. Where are the masks going?" he said. "So somebody should probably look into that

Watch the clip below.