Trump scapegoats the World Health Organization to deflect from his coronavirus failures
President Donald Trump is now scapegoating the World Health Organization (WHO), claiming it must be held accountable for what he claims is their fault that the coronavirus spread into the United States. Trump took no responsibility for his actions allowing the coronavirus to spread throughout the U.S.
America is now the number one in the world for deaths and number of cases.
The WHO is Trump’s seventh target for blame to deflect from his horrific mismanagement of the coronavirus pandemic.
But in making his case, Trump curiously cited early reports from the WHO proving he and his administration knew about the deadly new, novel coronavirus far earlier than he has admitted to previously.
He also blames the WHO’s actions, saying their reports were wrong and they could have saved “thousands of lives” had they produced more accurate information.
Trump ignores his own mistakes.
New York Times opinion writer Nicholas Kristof warns the President:
The World Health Org response to #COVID19 was imperfect, but it was FAR better than the Trump administration's resp… https://t.co/SyclBmhm7r— Nicholas Kristof (@Nicholas Kristof) 1586902966
CNN’s Nathan McDermott weighs in:
Trump is using the lie that he banned travel from China (he restricted it but didn't ban it) to take credit for sav… https://t.co/vSDpxl22X9— Aaron Rupar (@Aaron Rupar) 1586902961