“In an exclusive interview, Bill Gates told ABC News anchor David Muir that he did not agree with President Trump’s move to halt U.S. funding to the World Health Organization.
“”I’m hopeful that he doesn’t follow through on that because we need their support. This is a global problem. They are the institution that, you know, brings nations together and make sure that, you know, that were sharing best practices between all of those countries,” said Gates, who spoke to Muir along with wife Melinda Gates on Wednesday.
“”There’ll be plenty of time to look back and see which countries did things well, which didn’t, where should WHO have done things differently, but we’re very supportive of the role WHO plays,” Gates said. “You know, they’re the ones who helped eradicate smallpox. They, you know, see what’s going on globally. And so I hope that doesn’t actually happen.””
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