Trump hints at cutting WHO funding over coronavirus handling, says they ‘really blew it’

President Trump suggested Tuesday that he might consider cutting funding for the World Health Organization over its handling of the coronavirus crisis and alleged role in helping China downplay the severity of the outbreak. “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…

Stock futures point to more gains on optimism coronavirus cases could be slowing

Equity futures are pointing to a higher open on Tuesday amid a few glimmers of hope that the coronavirus pandemic could be slowing. The major futures indexes are indicating a rise of 4 percent when trading begins. In Europe, London’s FTSE rose 2.5 percent, Germany’s DAX gained 3.6 percent and France’s CAC added 3.2 percent. Asian markets were also rising. Japan’s Nikkei…

Trump Questioned a Reporter’s Ties to the Chinese Government – and He’s Definitely Onto Something

During Monday evening’s White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing, President Donald Trump questioned a reporter about whether or not she works for a Chinese-run television network. The questioning was prompted when the reporter asked about the Chinese government and companies, like Huawei and Alibaba, donating medical supplies and personal protective equipment to the United States.…