16 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Donald Trump's call to stop funding WHO derided

From Morning Report, 7:43 am on 16 April 2020

United States President Donald Trump's approval rating in the United States may not have fallen a lot within the country, but his stocks are certainly decling around the world.

Trump's decision to halt funding to the World Health Organisation has been derided around the world, with most saying now is not the time for such a drastic move.

The US is the biggest contributor to the WHO.

House speaker Nancy Pelosi called Trump's decision to halt funding senseless, dangerous and Illegal.

US correspondent Simon Marks speaks to Corin Dann.