Global battle erupts as Trump pulls WHO funding over coronavirus response

President Trump’s decision to suspend funding to the World Health Organization amid the coronavirus crisis touched off an international war of words overnight as Democratic lawmakers in Washington as well as international bodies like the European Union condemned the move. The president announced Tuesday that the United States would immediately halt funding for the health organization, saying it…

President Trump Rips the World Health Organization Again: They’re Engaged in a Coverup

Speaking to reporters in the White House Rose Garden Tuesday evening, President Trump doubled down on his criticism of the World Health Organization and accused its officials of a coverup. “This is an evaluation period,” Trump said. “I am instructing my administration to halt funding of the World Health Organization while a review is conducted…

Trump talks about reopening US amid coronavirus fight after virus takes toll on economy, way of life

President Trump, who previously warned on Twitter that the country’s efforts to halt the spread of coronavirus cannot “be worse than the problem itself,” appears poised to begin reopening parts of the economy as unemployment soars to Depression-era levels and residents of several states chafe under orders to stay in their homes. The unusual and dramatic restrictions put…

CNN Has a Meltdown After Trump Calls Out the Media for Downplaying the Wuhan Coronavirus

CNN was not happy with President Trump during his coronavirus task force briefing on Monday and it showed through their chyrons, analysis, and cutaways from the White House. Their snarks and snipes began after Trump played a video that showed members of the media downplaying the Wuhan coronavirus early on in the pandemic. It then…

The White House Kept Receipts on Media Downplaying Wuhan Coronavirus and Trump Just Played Them

During the daily Wuhan coronavirus task force briefing Monday evening, President Trump played a series of video clips featuring reporters, anchors and pundits downplaying the threat of Wuhan coronavirus. Amelia Brace Extraordinary scenes at the White House Press Briefing, Donald Trump playing a video of what he sees as unfair coverage of his handling of…

Trump Retweet Raises Questions About Fauci’s Future on Wuhan Coronavirus Task Force

In the past, President Trump has quelled rumors that he does not have a good relationship with Dr. Anthony Fauci, saying last month that he’s “extraordinary” and that they “get along very well.” But suspicions mounted again on Sunday after Trump retweeted a message that included a call to “#FireFauci.” The director of the National…

Dr. Fauci Signals ‘Beginning of a Turnaround’ on COVID-19

Dr. Anthony Fauci gave hope to the American people on Wednesday morning, indicating that we may be rounding the corner of this COVID-19 epidemic, during an interview on Fox News’ America’s Newsroom: Lucas Tomlinson Dr. Fauci: After this week, “we should start seeing the beginning of turnaround, which is a good sign,” he tells @SandraSmithFox Dr.…

The Way the U.S. is Counting Wuhan Coronavirus Deaths Seems Problematic

During the White House Wuhan coronavirus task force briefing Tuesday evening, Dr. Deborah Birx said the United States has taken a “liberal approach” in the way doctors classify deaths from the virus. “The intent is right now if someone dies with COVID-19, we’re counting that as a COVID-19 death,” Birx said. “There are other countries…

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…

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.…

Did Pelosi ‘Zone Out’ During Trump’s State of the Union Address Where He Spoke About the Wuhan Coronavirus?

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been playing politics with this Wuhan coronavirus outbreak since mid-March. She took the week off, then flew back to torpedo an economic relief package that was a bipartisan effort in order to put forward her own nonsense bill that did little to nothing to help American businesses or workers. The…

Chinese Doctor Who Raised Alarm About Wuhan Coronavirus Has Disappeared

China lied and people died. It was a fact then, and now the U.S. intelligence community says that the authoritarian regime cooked the books in terms of reporting the number of cases and related deaths from the Wuhan coronavirus. Yeah, no one’s shocked by these findings. The utter incompetence at containment measures is one for the textbooks.…

U.S. Intelligence Concludes China Concealed Extent of Coronavirus Outbreak

The U.S. Intelligence Community has concluded that China concealed the extent of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak in the country, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday. A classified report submitted to the White House states that China intentionally lowered its reported number of coronavirus cases, according to three officials familiar with the matter. The officials did not indicate if the…

Damning: New Evidence Suggests the Chinese Government Is Hugely Underreporting Coronavirus Death Toll

A few points, right off the top: First, the US response to coronavirus has been poor in some aspects, better in others, and is complicated by an uneven patchwork of state and local policies. Some of the failures can be laid at the feet of the federal government — including within both the Trump administration and previous…

Americans face nearly unprecedented travel restrictions inside US as states rush to stem coronavirus tide

As more and more Americans fall ill with the coronavirus and President Trump warns it will peak sometime in April, states nationwide are moving quickly to implement travel restrictions on people coming in from other parts of the country, regulating the interstate travel of Americans to an extent not seen in modern American history. Rhode Island was one…

It’s Obvious Why Liberal Networks Don’t Want to Carry The Trump Wuhan Coronavirus Pressers

They are the enemies of the people. They’re cry-babies. They’re corrupt. They’re biased. You all know this. They whined that there was no daily White House press briefing. Now, we have President Trump, Vice President Pence, and their team fighting the Wuhan coronavirus giving daily updates and now they’re complaining. There is a possibility that…

Game Over, Democrats: McConnell was the Grim Reaper to Pelosi’s Wuhan Pork Bill

It’s over. The game is over. And President Trump, the Republican Party, the country, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has won. Democrats have caved over their antics that blocked a Wuhan Coronavirus relief package aimed at helping American businesses and workers. The $2 trillion package was primed and ready to go on Sunday, with…

White House, Senate strike deal on historic $2T coronavirus relief bill; Pelosi offers tepid endorsement

White House and Senate leaders reached a historic deal shortly after midnight Wednesday on a massive $2 trillion coronavirus relief package for workers and businesses, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi offered something of a tepid endorsement of the agreement after previously pushing for her own legislation. The bipartisan breakthrough in the Senate capped days of heated negotiations that had nearly been…