Coronavirus, World Health Organization

Coronavirus, World Health Organization

Trump threatens to cut US funding to WHO

US President Donald Trump has threatened to cut US funding to the World Health Organization, accusing it of bias toward China.

08/04/2020 09:26:00

Donald Trump told reporters that he was 'going to put a very powerful hold' on funding to the WHO, accusing it of being 'very biased towards China.'

US President Donald Trump has threatened to cut US funding to the World Health Organization , accusing it of bias toward China.

The US is the biggest financial contributor to the UN body. "The WHO. really blew it," Mr Trump said in a Twitter post."For some reason, funded largely by the United States, yet very China-centric. We will be giving that a good look. Fortunately I rejected their advice on keeping our borders open to China early on. Why did they give us such a faulty recommendation?"

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The W.H.O. really blew it. For some reason, funded largely by the United States, yet very China centric. We will be giving that a good look. Fortunately I rejected their advice on keeping our borders open to China early on. Why did they give us such a faulty recommendation?

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 7, 2020 "They called it wrong," he said of a WHO travel warning on China. "They could have called it months earlier.""We're going to put a hold on money spent to the WHO. We're going to put a very powerful hold on it and we're going to see."

Read:Latest coronavirus stories Mr Trump gave no details about how much money would be withheld and minutes later he said he would only "look at ending funding."China faces criticism over the way it handled the initial coronavirus outbreak and Mr Trump and others have expressed doubt over the accuracy of Chinese statistics for cases and deaths.

Mr Trump himself has been widely criticized for initially downplaying the virus, which he likened to an ordinary flu before later accepting it was a national emergency.More than 12,800 Americans have now died from Covid-19, according to Johns Hopkins University, and with nearly 400,000 cases the country has the most in the world.

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Apart from Mr Rump, WHO is just a gravy train 🚂 away and is nothing more than a rich mans talking shop COVID He is right, Excellent news! The WHO ignored Taiwans warnings about it And so the US should - WHO is culpable and totally In China’s Back pocket. Couldn’t be less blatant about that. Why would you financially support that ?

Let them off on their own. Bill gates Fk him. Impose sanctions on America 'Hey, look over there!' P4 laboratory.. The tinfoil hats are out in force. China messed up at the beginning, but handled it. The WHO messed up early on, and still make mistakes. Trump messed up when the evidence was out there. He's just looking for scapegoats to deflect his bad handling for political purposes.

well done president trump about time this corrupt to the core org face questions Well done, Trump. Any fool can see the mess WHO are in. WHO should be dismantled and decisions made by every countries own disease control. WHO are there for such outbreaks and failed to act accordingly. Europe should hang them too.

He's right. Well done realDonaldTrump the WHO are the CCP's puppets. ChinaLiedPeopleaDied Why is rte carrying this story?. It is the ravings of an individual who is mentally deranged. Just shifting the blame as usual America won’t have one Allie in the future HitAndMisSports 🤷‍♀️ Merica 🙏🇺🇸💯 He is correct.

And the 'let's find someone else to blame for Covid-19' campaign has started for Trump. Next step-- relocate UN to Wuhan. Let them be the canaries. Well done realDonaldTrump the only one with the balls to stand up to the WHO and th UN who are clearly just a chinese lackey now... the gobshite LeoVaradkar calling the Chinese and thanking them for faulty PPE... cringe

At the beginning they trusted the Chinese top much...Did not get to visit China until mid Febuary.... Research Biological, Psychological, and Electronic Warfare. Good Hear hear. Rightly so GreatAwakening He has to have some kind of proof. To who? and so the blame game starts He’s 100% right to !!! the only person with guts to tell UN and it's globalist agenda agencies to f... off! well done!

The USA should cut off funding to all who are anti-American... the USA could use those funds better on its own people Dangerous Good. who became China's mouthpiece on covid19. Why is this git in charge of anything that affects countries other than his own? He’s right His usual mode of operations, blame everyone else.

Our gobshite ‘leaders’ still haven’t closed the airports. But the little people must stay at home. He is desperately trying to shift the blame here. He down played the seriousness of the virus for 7 weeks after their first case. He even blamed Obama for their lack of PPE. You can’t make this shit up 🤦🏻‍♂️

He's not wrong What a leader. A tough decision to pull funding from CHO during a pandemic, but he’s so right. Now do UN realdonaldtrump changed the rules and powerful people in the banana WHO UnitedNations are not ONE BIT happy. The PRO Chinese puppet Tedros Adhanom bufoon - 1 month covering up the virus, the next month coming up with an inoffensive name for it while people dying TedrosResign

He’s right I see RTE has a new flag. Not WHO but Chinese Health Organisation. Communist China lied, people died. irishfreedom Are they biased towards China? Is he right? wow what a knob Good on Trump, the leader of the free world. ‘twas no more than a flu a few weeks back He's right about this though. The WHO just read China's press release and repeated it as fact, e.g. that person to person transmission wasn't happening.

He keeps descending, why oh why didn't they impeach the mofo. Donald Trump, the guy that crawl ed into Xi's bed? That guy? Where could a more evil autocrat be found? Why did WHO recommend the US keep flights from China open? “And oxygen . Apparently someone called Mother Earth has been hoarding it to harm my ratings; probably a Democrat , probably Joe. Hey Joe , where you going with that can in your hand”. ( here connection with Mr Trump was lost )

This is coming from the same man that is robbing other countries PPE supplies on the runways and rerouting them to the USA. 🤡 its not fair that china doesnt have thousands of people dying like america has i guess? thats it. hes too stupid to do anything about himself so he just wants to blame china, how about you learn from them instead. what do americans see in this guy.

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