Donald Trump claims he has seen evidence coronavirus came from Wuhan laboratory
Donald Trump says he has seen evidence linking a laboratory in Wuhan to coronavirus.
The US president made the claim at a White House press conference today, when a reporter asked him: ‘Have you seen anything at this point that gives you a high degree of confidence that the Wuhan Institute of Virology was the origin of this virus?’
He replied: ‘Yes I have.’
The president went on to criticise the World Health Organisation, which he claimed was too pro-China.
He said they were ‘like the public relations agency for China and this country pays them almost $500 million a year, and China pays them $38 million a year.
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‘Whether it’s a lot or more, it doesn’t matter, but still, they shouldn’t be making excuses when people make horrible mistakes, especially mistakes that are causing hundreds of thousands of people around the world to die.
‘I think the World Health Organisation should be ashamed of themselves.’
‘I think we can actually surpass where we were,’ he told reporters in the Oval Office, while admitting he was ‘relying on his gut’.
‘I feel it,’ he said. ‘I think sometimes what I feel is better than what I think, unfortunately or fortunately.’
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