Rick Scott called on Congress to hold a hearing and investigate the World Health Organization's role in helping China conceal the threat of the coronavirus.
Scott said in a statement on Tuesday:
The mission of the WHO is to get public health information to the world so every country can make the best decisions to keep their citizens safe. When it comes to Coronavirus, the WHO failed. They need to be held accountable for their role in promoting misinformation and helping Communist China cover up a global pandemic. 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.
This is shameful. @WHO refuses to answer a basic question about #Taiwan, who they’ve refused to allow into the organization.— Rick Scott (@SenRickScott) March 29, 2020
More and more, the WHO seems to be a pawn of the Chinese Communist Party, which is very dangerous for world health. https://t.co/5gsq7NlrP0
Congress needs to investigate and hold hearings about the role the @WHO played in covering up Communist China’s #Coronavirus lies, jeopardizing global public health.— Rick Scott (@SenRickScott) April 2, 2020
And we need to seriously re-consider whether this is an organization that is deserving of taxpayer funding.