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Trump Says U.S. Will Withdraw From WHO. Does He Have The Authority To Do It?

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In a press conference on Friday, the president said he would immediately severe ties - and funding - to the World Health Organization because of its relationship with China.
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Public Health Experts Slam Trump's Decision To End Relationship With WHO

Public Health Experts Slam Trump's Decision To End Relationship With WHO

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‘President Trump's announcement that the U.S. is terminating its relationship with the WHO during a pandemic is unconscionable,' an assistant professor at Georgetown University said.
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On Friday President Trump terminated the U.S. relationship with the World Health Organization after the United States passed 100,000 deaths due to the Coronavirus. This as 40 million people are out of work and hundreds of thousands of businesses closed, Eric Hargan is Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services discusses what the Trump administration is doing to safely re-open the country.
President Trump signed an Executive Order this week after his tweets were fact-checked and flagged by Twitter, regarding vote-by-mail fraud concerns and the recent riots in Minneapolis. Fox...
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Trump slams China, pulls funding for WHO - stock market approves

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President Trump blasted China Friday in a brief but blunt press conference where he said he's “terminating our relationship” with the World Health Organization - an announcement that had the market rebounding.
He also lashed out at China for failing to move fast enough with the coronavirus and for being a lousy trade partner.
“China's pattern of misconduct is well known,” Trump said. “For decades they have ripped off the United States like no one has ever done before.”
He added the U.S. has lost “hundreds of billions of dollars” dealing with China as they “raided our factories” and...
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What a U.S. Exit from the WHO Means for COVID-19 and Global Health

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As President Trump terminates the U.S.'s relationship with the agency, experts foresee incoherence, inefficiency and a resurgence of deadly diseases
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Stocks end mostly higher on Trump China comments

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The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq rallied Friday after President Trump announced new measures against China that were less severe than feared but the Dow finished lower. Conway G. Gittens reports.
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Trump Announces U.S. Will Sever Ties with WHO as Coronavirus Deaths Top 104,000

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President Donald Trump announced earlier today that the United States will sever ties with the World Health Organization during his press conference earlier today. “China has total control over the World Health Organization despite only paying $40 million per year compared to what the United States has been paying, which is approximately $450 million...
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Trump Says U.S. Will End Relationship With WHO, Citing China

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President Donald Trump said the U.S. will terminate its relationship with the World Health Organization, which he has accused of being under Chinese control and failing to provide accurate information about the spread of coronavirus.
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Trump cuts U.S. ties with World Health Organization over coronavirus feud

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Trump's announcement strips the WHO of the $450 million a year it usually receives in funding from the U.S.
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U.S. ending relationship with World Health Organization over handling of COVID-19: Trump

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WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he is terminating the U.S. relationship with the World Health Organization over its handling of the coronavirus, saying the WHO had essentially become a puppet organization of China.
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Trump says US 'terminating relationship' with WHO amid pandemic

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US president accuses WHO of failing to adequately respond to the coronavirus because China has 'total control'.
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Trump says U.S. will be 'terminating' relationship with WHO

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The president criticized the World Health Organization for their response to the pandemic and said U.S. funds would be redirected to other public health needs.
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US cuts WHO ties over virus, takes action against Hong Kong

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. will terminate its relationship with the World Health Organization over its handling of the coronavirus outbreak in China and will begin the process of withdrawing special trade benefits for Hong Kong because of the Chinese government's imposition of a new security law in the semi-autonomous city.
The two measures, combined with the cancellation of visas for some Chinese citizens, come as a rift between the two countries widens.
Trump, who has complained for weeks about the World Trade Organization as the virus death toll surged in...
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Trump Says U.S. ‘Terminating' Relationship With the World Health Organization Over Its Coronavirus Response

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President Donald Trump said Friday that the U.S. will be terminating its relationship with the World Health Organization, saying it had failed to adequately respond to the coronavirus because China has “total control” over the global organization.
He said Chinese officials “ignored” their reporting obligations to the WHO and pressured the WHO to mislead the world when the virus was first discovered.
He noted that the U.S. contributes about $450 million to the world body while China provides about $40 million.
The U.S. is the largest source of financial support to the WHO and its exit is...
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President Trump Announces That U.S. Will Leave WHO

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President Trump announced Friday that the U.S. would terminate its relationship with the World Health Organization.
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Trump announces he's 'terminating' the US relationship with the World Health Organization

Trump announces he's 'terminating' the US relationship with the World Health Organization

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President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he's "terminating" the US's relationship with the World Health Organization.
Trump claimed that China pressured the WHO to "mislead the world" when the coronavirus was initially discovered in Wuhan and argued that "China has total control over" the WHO.
The WHO plays a crucial role in assisting and advising developing countries on public health crises and experts warn Trump's move could undermine global efforts to contain the coronavirus.
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