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President Donald Trump Pulls WHO Funding, Says Organization ‘Must Be Held Accountable’

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “President Donald Trump made it official [yesterday] that the administration was halting money to the World Health Organization, the international body that said in January that COVID-19 Coronavirus could not be spread by human-to-human contact, and praised China’s response to the virus,” Fred Lucas reports in The Daily Signal.
“Our countries are now experiencing—look all over the world—tremendous death and economic devastation because those tasked with protecting us by being truthful and transparent failed to do so,” the President said.

U.S. President Donald J. Trump
U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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“President Trump on Tuesday announced a new public-private partnership aimed at allowing hospitals to lend unused ventilators to areas that need them to treat patients who have contracted the novel coronavirus,” Morgan Chalfant reports in The Hill.

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