(Natural News) After halting all U.S. funding to the pro-abortion World Health Organization (WHO) the other day, President Donald Trump decided to instead reallocate all that money to pro-life relief groups such as the Red Cross and Samaritan’s Purse.
Citing the WHO’s continued botched response to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, including its active spreading of lies and propaganda about the virus’ Chinese origins, Trump decided that the best course of action is to end all monetary contributions to the United Nations arm and redirect them to groups that are doing much better humanitarian work.
The WHO also considers abortion to be an “essential” service during this pandemic, and has pushed for countries to keep their abortion clinics open even as millions of other supposedly “non-essential” workers are prohibited from making a living. This, too, played a big role in Trump’s decision.
“The White House budget office has told federal agencies to redirect World Health Organization funds to groups that do similar work, indicating a 60-day suspension of WHO funding ordered by President Trump will be permanent,” an announcement reads.
“The funds will flow instead to outfits such as the Red Cross and Samaritan’s Purse after Trump said Tuesday the WHO needed reform after failing to vet coronavirus data from China, contributing to a pandemic that infected more than 650,000 U.S. residents.”
U.S. contributions to the WHO represent 10 percent of entity’s annual budget
A non-governmental organization that exists based on “voluntary” contributions from supporting nations, the WHO currently has an annual budget of $4.8 billion. And about 10 percent of this, or $58 million annually, comes from the U.S. – or at least it did until Trump decided to allocate that money to domestic aid groups that support American values.
An administration official reportedly told the media that efforts are also underway to redirect “every single pot of money” from the WHO to other organizations, meaning the WHO would no longer be a recipient of any taxpayer dollars from the U.S.
Democrats like Nancy Pelosi, however, are outraged that Americans will no longer be forced to financially feed the beast with their tax monies. She reportedly called Trump’s rescinding of funding for the WHO “illegal,” and has vowed, in a thus far unspecified way, to challenge his decision.
The Trump administration, meanwhile, is staying the course in cutting out wasteful and all-around useless recipients of tax dollars such as the WHO that in many ways work against the best interests of the countries that are paying to keep it in existence.
“If you pay a contractor to build you a house and the roof falls in, you don’t keep paying them; you find a new contractor,” stated a White House official to The Daily Caller, likening the WHO to a bad contractor.
“WHO clearly failed to do its job, and continues to make serious mistakes that puts our nation’s safety and security at risk, including allowing the reopening of wet markets,” this same official added. “It shouldn’t be controversial for the U.S. to want to partner with international organizations that will actually protect international health.”
It’s important to note that communist China, which created the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the first place, only paid the WHO about a third of what the U.S. has contributed. And yet, the WHO continues to back China instead of the U.S. throughout this saga.
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