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Hugh Hewitt: Trump’s Counterattack and the Prospects for Recovery

President Trump continues to lead an effective counterattack against the coronavirus pandemic. The economic ruin is vast—but a V-shaped recovery seems possible if congressional Democrats will move as quickly as Trump has.

Small businesses and not-for-profits have been clamoring for replenishment of the Paycheck Protection Program. By blocking additional funding over this past weekend, House Speaker Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Schumer forfeited their right to be taken seriously as tribunes for middle class or blue-collar workers.

The Democratic blue bubble is thick, and the air within it turns out to be a heck of a drug. Cable TV talking heads and left-wing Twitter seem to believe with deep conviction that COVID-19’s human carnage and the economic ruin will be blamed on the President.

But the American people see an administration on the offensive, determined to beat the virus and restart the U.S. economy as soon as it is safe to do so.

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Lanhee Chen: The World Health Organization Is in Need of Reform

President Trump should be applauded for his decision to halt funding to the World Health Organization while the administration reviews the group’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

You and I—the U.S. taxpayers—write a $400 million blank check to the WHO each year. It’s an organization that is broken and long overdue for fundamental reform.

In its handling of the coronavirus pandemic, the WHO has demonstrated that it puts politics over public health.

During the critical weeks and months when the virus began its spread in China and then around the world, the WHO seemed more interested in playing politics—deferring to China—rather than taking the actions that could have saved lives around the world.

We should not waste this opportunity to bring about the lasting, positive changes that will ultimately save lives and improve public health not just here, but around the world as well.

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