re: the world health organization.
According to the Trump administration, the NYT/CNN story is fake news.
A spokeswoman for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) defended the US delegation's approach.
"The issues being debated were not about whether one supports breastfeeding," HHS spokeswoman Caitlin Oakley said in a statement.
"The United States was fighting to protect women's abilities to make the best choices for the nutrition of their babies.
"Many women are not able to breastfeed for a variety of reasons, these women should not be stigmatised; they should be equally supported with information and access to alternatives for the health of themselves and their babies."
President Trump himself tweeted,
The failing NY Times Fake News story today about breast feeding must be called out. The U.S. strongly supports breast feeding but we don’t believe women should be denied access to formula. Many women need this option because of malnutrition and poverty.
All this seems to center on the wording of a resolution.
Bizarrely, I can't seem to find that resolution anywhere in the NYT/CNN story, or on the WHO website, or anywhere else for that matter.
It would be informative to see just what that resolution says now, and what it said before if it was changed.
The media seem to be reporting different versions of this story. In some versions, the US changed the wording, in some versions it tried and failed to change the wording, and in some versions, such as the twitter feed below, the US blocked the resolution
Eugene Gu, MD Verified account @eugenegu
Replying to @realDonaldTrump
The Trump administration prevented the World Health Organization from passing a resolution on breast feeding in order to boost the $70 billion infant formula industry. This is highly corrupt, unethical, and dangerous.
Those different narratives contradict each other.
What was the original resolution (exact wording)?
and if it was changed, what was the final wording?