Trump blames China's 'incompetence' for global coronavirus death toll

Trump Chinese propaganda attack on US ‘disgrace

Trump Chinese propaganda attack on US ‘disgrace

The president did not specify which spokesperson he was attacking, but on Wednesday spokesperson Zhao Lijian criticized Trump for his ultimatum to the World Health Organization (WHO), in which the president accused the United Nations body of capitulating to Chinese pressure and demanded that Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus pursue "major" reforms within 30 days or lose US funding.

Regarding Trump's letter to WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, he said the U.S. should focus on beating the coronavirus rather than "give an ultimatum to the organization that leads [the] global epidemic response".

"We urge a small number of United States politicians to stop pinning the blame on others and enhance worldwide cooperation to defeat the virus together".

President Trump lashed out at former Vice President Joe Biden (D) on Thursday, accusing China's government without any evidence of working to elect his opponent so that the country could "continue to rip-off the United States, as they have done for decades". It all comes from the top.

It's not clear what "wacko in China" Trump is referring to in his tweet, though, like most of his intel, he probably saw it on Fox News.

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Trump has been highly critical of Beijing's response to the pandemic, blaming China for using its influence with the World Health Organization to downplay the severity of the virus and for failing to accurately report the number of cases in the country after the initial outbreak in Wuhan in December.

Earlier, Lijian said on Twitter that the "US non-stop disinformation may confuse and mislead some for a while". "But in the end facts speak for themselves", Hua wrote. "But history has proven that only by following the trend of the times can one develop and prosper".

Trump has taken to calling Covid-19 the "Chinese Virus" or the "Plague from China", has hinted that he will try to make China pay compensation for the pandemic, and has even suggested that China mishandled the outbreak so that he will lose this year's election.

The Trump campaign has also released ads accusing Biden's son Hunter of an unsubstantiated charge of using his father's influence to score a business deal in the country.

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