Wed Apr 29, 2020 AT 10:04 AM EDT
The White House has ordered intelligence officials to look into whether the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Chinese government withheld information about the coronavirus pandemic earlier this year, according to a report by NBC News.
The directive was sent to the National Security Agency, Defense Intelligence Agency and the CIA, according to NBC. President Donald Trump appeared to reference the directive on Monday during a White House briefing.
“We’re doing very serious investigations,” Trump said. “We are not happy with that whole situation, because we believe it could have been stopped at the source, it could have been stopped quickly, and it wouldn’t have spread all over the world.” Read Full Story