Bill Gates Discusses Vaccines, U.S. Global Health Funding In Fox News Sunday Interview

The Hill: Bill Gates hopes talk with Trump on vaccine programs was ‘enlightening’
“Microsoft founder Bill Gates said in an interview broadcast Sunday that he hopes his conversation with President Trump about vaccines was ‘enlightening.’ ‘You know, we talked about vaccines and how they’re miraculous,’ Gates told ‘Fox News Sunday’ about his two meetings with Trump. ‘We talked about these different programs, and so I’m hopeful that was enlightening to him’…” (Shelbourne, 9/24).

Washington Examiner: Bill Gates ‘disappointed’ by Trump slashing global health funding by a quarter
“Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates said Sunday he is disappointed in President Trump for slashing the U.S. budget for foreign aid. ‘In terms of the first budget that he came out with, no, that was a disappointment to us,’ Gates said on ‘Fox News Sunday.’ ‘It was taking the medical research budget; culled (the National Institutes of Health), bringing that down fairly dramatically; taking the aid programs, including the ongoing HIV commitments. Definitely, I was disappointed’…” (Lim, 9/24).

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