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Trump Says Halting WHO Funding Over Its Handling of Virus

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he has instructed his administration to at least temporarily halt funding to the World Health Organization (WHO) over its handling of the CCP virus pandemic.

Trump, at a White House news conference, said the WHO had “failed in its basic duty, and it must be held accountable.” He said the group had promoted Chinas “disinformation” about the virus that likely led to a wider outbreak of the virus than otherwise would have occurred.

The United States provides $400 million to $500 million to the WHO each year, said Trump, noting that China “contributes roughly $40 million.”

“Had the WHO done its job to get medical experts into China to objectively assess the situation on the ground and to call out Chinas lack of transparency, the outbreak could hRead More From Source

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