Date: May 11, 2020
By Barnini Chakraborty, Louis Casiano
Did China pressure the WHO to delay global coronavirus warning?
Insight from Gordon Chang, author of 'The Coming Collapse of China.'
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Citing the global fight against coronavirus, a group of bipartisan U.S. lawmakers on Friday wrote to nearly 60 countries on behalf of Taiwan, asking them to support the country's inclusion in the World Health Organization.
The letter was signed by Reps. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Michael McCaul, R-Texas, the ranking Republican member, as well as Sens. Jim Risch, R-ID, the Republican Senate Foreign Relations Committee chair, and Bob Menendez, D-N.J., the committee's ranking Democratic member. [FULL STORY]