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Sen Rick Scott Wants Probe Of WHO-China ‘Cover Up’

BY:  Chuck Ross

 

Florida Sen. Rick Scott on Tuesday called for a congressional investigation into whether the World Health Organization pushed Chinese government misinformation to help the communist regime “cover up” the extent of the coronavirus pandemic.

 

Scott, a Republican, also called for congressional hearings to consider whether the United States should continue funding WHO. The United States contributes nearly 15% of WHO’s annual budget, far greater than any other nation.

 

“They need to be held accountable for their role in promoting misinformation and helping Communist China cover up a global pandemic,” Scott said in a statement.

 

He added: “We know Communist China is lying about how many cases and deaths they have, what they knew and when they knew it — and the WHO never bothered to investigate further.”

 

“Their inaction cost lives.”

 

WHO officials have praised Beijing, despite mounting evidence that the government has downplayed the spread of the epidemic, which began with an outbreak in Wuhan, China in November 2019.

 

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who won his election to the post with the backing of China, praised the government’s “openness to sharing information” about the pandemic following a trip to Beijing on Jan. 28.

 

Dr. Bruce Aylward, an assistance director-general of WHO, has praised China’s “agile and aggressive” response to the virus.

 

Scott cited a Daily Caller News Foundation report that the Chinese government has amplified Aylward’s pro-China remarks through its various propaganda outlets.

 

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“If I had COVID-19, I’d want to be treated in China,” Aylward said at a WHO press conference on Feb. 27 after returning from China on a fact-finding mission to assess the pandemic there. CGTN, one of the government’s leading mouthpieces, touted Aylward’s praiseful remarks.

 

Scott also pointed to an interview that Aylward gave Friday in which he repeatedly dodged questions about Taiwan’s handling of coronavirus. WHO, like many other international bodies, does not recognize Taiwan’s independence from China.

 

Aylward pretended not to hear questions about Taiwan, and cut off the interview when pressed about Taiwan.

 

WHO also accepted China’s assessment early in the outbreak that there was no evidence of human-to-human transmission of coronavirus.

 

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WHO’s statement created a false sense of security about the threat posed by the virus, which is now known to be transmitted easily from person to person.

 

Scott said when Congress goes back in session, lawmakers should hold hearings and conduct an investigation into whether the United States should continue contributing to WHO.

 

 

 

 

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Honored Social Butterfly

Is he implying Trump would not have believed it was going to "disappear, like a miracle"if either WHO or China had handled it differently?

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Trump spent the first weeks of the pandemic telling us we would only have "like 15 cases" and that it would all go away like a miracle once it got warm.  Can you investigate someone for being a moron?

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@Richva wrote:

Trump spent the first weeks of the pandemic telling us we would only have "like 15 cases" and that it would all go away like a miracle once it got warm.  Can you investigate someone for being a moron?


The first few weeks he was trying to defend himself against the Democrats impeachment scam as well as battling the Democrats for his blocking entry of Chinese into the country as well as Europeans to spread the virus.  They had some vile names to call him for curtailing what would be the nightmare scenario.

 

Now you realize he did what was good for the country?  Good thing Sleepy Joe wasn't at the helm.

 

You can "investigate" Democrats for being the MORON!

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NOTHAPPENING:   The first few weeks he was trying to defend himself against the Democrats impeachment scam as well as battling the Democrats for his blocking entry of Chinese into the country as well as Europeans to spread the virus. 

 

 

This is funny. I read yesterday that this was going to become the latest excuse for Trump's failures with the pandemic. And just like clockwork, here it is. 🙂

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@NOTHAPPENING wrote:

@Richva wrote:

Trump spent the first weeks of the pandemic telling us we would only have "like 15 cases" and that it would all go away like a miracle once it got warm.  Can you investigate someone for being a moron?


The first few weeks he was trying to defend himself against the Democrats impeachment scam as well as battling the Democrats for his blocking entry of Chinese into the country as well as Europeans to spread the virus.  They had some vile names to call him for curtailing what would be the nightmare scenario.

 

Now you realize he did what was good for the country?  Good thing Sleepy Joe wasn't at the helm.

 

You can "investigate" Democrats for being the MORON!


If he was so busy with the impeachment that he couldn't take any action to warn the country about the virus how did he find the time to hold multiple rallies and play numerous rounds of golf? I think you are going to have to find another excuse because this one makes less sense than your previous attempts.

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Maybe we should be investigating Trump and the Republicans for their role in the coverup.

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The Alternate Reality Bubble of Trump World, which is devoid of the truth and facts, is mind boggling. Since it's a cult, they will never criticize or hold their Supreme Leader (Donald Trump} accountable. 

 

Instead of Rick Scott demanding an investigation of China, why doesn't he demand an investigation of Trump who said:

  • The Virus is a Democratic Hoax
  • Last week, Trump LIED when he said the virus was under "Tremendous Control."
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This is part of the same pattern we witnessed the last 3 1/2 years. Every time something negative happens, Trump World has to find a victim/scapegoat so the blame doesn't go on their hero and idol in the White House. Remember, in a cult, they never hold the Supreme Leader accountable for anything negative.

 

We've seen this game before:

  • Robert Mueller
  • James Comey
  • The FBI
  • Nancy Pelosi
  • Adam Schiff
  • Bolton
  • NBC
  • CNN
  • etc.
Honored Social Butterfly

The Obama cult never lets an opportunity go to waste slinging dirt on Trump every chance they get.

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@NOTHAPPENING wrote:

The Obama cult never lets an opportunity go to waste slinging dirt on Trump every chance they get.


Well another day and another thing Trump was behind. The enablers will call it dirt but facts will tell all it is truth. The US Coast Guard put out a directive to all cruse ships that they must stay at sea and treat the sick passengers and crew on board themselves. Yes there are still something like 7 still completing cruses started before they cancelled future ones. There are Americans on those ships. Gov. of FL said the health care system in that State could not handle them. Side note: That will keep the count out of the US totals, and if you recall Trump told all he did not want to let the cruse ship in to SFO for that reason, but his thinking adv. got it into Oakland. Trump strikes again. Now lets see how long it takes to see the Trump supporters start to defend what could be the killing of these passengers.

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@john258 wrote:

@NOTHAPPENING wrote:

The Obama cult never lets an opportunity go to waste slinging dirt on Trump every chance they get.


Well another day and another thing Trump was behind. The enablers will call it dirt but facts will tell all it is truth. The US Coast Guard put out a directive to all cruse ships that they must stay at sea and treat the sick passengers and crew on board themselves. Yes there are still something like 7 still completing cruses started before they cancelled future ones. There are Americans on those ships. Gov. of FL said the health care system in that State could not handle them. Side note: That will keep the count out of the US totals, and if you recall Trump told all he did not want to let the cruse ship in to SFO for that reason, but his thinking adv. got it into Oakland. Trump strikes again. Now lets see how long it takes to see the Trump supporters start to defend what could be the killing of these passengers.


Gov. DeSantis said he will take Floridians. I'd like him to move all the pepole off the ship, to a large hotel and figure this out. The medical needs need to be addressed even if they are forgein nationals. 

 

No one is killing anyone. That's intentionally divisive and wrong. 


Libs are nuttier than squirrel poop
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@Fishslayer777 wrote:

@john258 wrote:

@NOTHAPPENING wrote:

The Obama cult never lets an opportunity go to waste slinging dirt on Trump every chance they get.


Well another day and another thing Trump was behind. The enablers will call it dirt but facts will tell all it is truth. The US Coast Guard put out a directive to all cruse ships that they must stay at sea and treat the sick passengers and crew on board themselves. Yes there are still something like 7 still completing cruses started before they cancelled future ones. There are Americans on those ships. Gov. of FL said the health care system in that State could not handle them. Side note: That will keep the count out of the US totals, and if you recall Trump told all he did not want to let the cruse ship in to SFO for that reason, but his thinking adv. got it into Oakland. Trump strikes again. Now lets see how long it takes to see the Trump supporters start to defend what could be the killing of these passengers.


Gov. DeSantis said he will take Floridians. I'd like him to move all the pepole off the ship, to a large hotel and figure this out. The medical needs need to be addressed even if they are forgein nationals. 

 

No one is killing anyone. That's intentionally divisive and wrong. 


He has to take people who live in FL, but that is a safe offer since who is going to move them. Here is another part you leave out. If the Gov FL can just treat people from FL that would leave all the other US Citizens on the ship to die. Then we see states saying no medical help for people from FL for anything and people from FL do travel and a lot and are older. The Gov. of FL is taking a stand that will kill people, and destroy the USA. He is Trump buddy and thinks like Trump, and the people of fL elected him. Now it is up to the people of FL to make clear to all of us in the USA we will not deny you medical treatment if you come to FL. Yes the Gov. of FL is intentionally divisive and wrong.

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I wonder if trump would release unedited transcripts of any calls or talks with xi or putin over the last 5 months!

 

trump is trying to tell us again, how much in tariffs the China is paying directly to the US, and the invisible trade deal...just keeps perpetuating the myth!

 

scott needs to probe himself!

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Reporting from Florida:

 

Senator Scott?

 

As I recall, he was CEO of the hospital firm at the time that it was charged in the largest (to date at that time) Medicare fraud. I never understood (1) how he was not indicted himself (he had to have known what was going on if not fully complicit) and (2) how he could get elected to any office after that mess.

 

RE: China's handling. I was reading an in-depth article the other day and being astonished at some of China's actions, yet thinking to myself "hey, that is exactly the sort of actions Trump takes on things"

(my BIL,, long involved in the business end of the medical industry, has long reported that he and many others were always incredulous that Scott got off "Scott Free" from the Largest Medicare Fraud  (is that where that expression came from?). hmmm, let's emphasize that "Largest Medicare Fraud" as perpetrated while Scott was the CEO)

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The WHO isn't evil just, influenced by the Chinese money. I believe we need to do this... just not now.

Libs are nuttier than squirrel poop
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