WHO Chief Shows No Sign of Buckling to US Pressure

Saying it is crucial to focus on “fighting the fire” of an accelerating pandemic, the head of the World Health Organization on Wednesday gave no indication he was ready to mollify President Donald Trump, who has threatened to pull the United States out of the global health agency he labels “China’s puppet.”

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House OKs $484 Billion in New Coronavirus Relief Funds

The House of Representatives on Thursday sent to President Donald Trump’s desk a $484 billion package that pours hundreds of billions of dollars into a federal small business loan program and sets aside money for hospitals and testing amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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