icon icon icon icon icon icon icon

Trump expands battle with WHO far beyond aid suspension

The Trump administration announced a 60-day hold on funding for the World Health Organization. (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images)
Photo Credit: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

President Trump and his top aides are working behind the scenes to sideline the World Health Organization on several fronts as they seek to shift blame for the novel coronavirus pandemic to the world body, according to U.S. and foreign officials involved in the discussions.

Last week, the president announced a 60-day hold on U.S. money to the WHO, but other steps by his top officials go beyond a temporary funding freeze, raising concerns about the permanent weakening of the organization amid a rapidly spreading crisis.

Read full story on The Washington Post

Back to Top