As China fights back against allegations that the Coronavirus originated at their Wuhan Virology lab here in the states, some Democrats are starting to join republicans in pressuring Biden to investigate the origins and China’s role in stifling the WHO ability to examine evidence in the communist nation.
Democrats in the Senate Intelligence and Foreign Relations committees have sent Biden a letter stating “China’s efforts to conceal the severity and scope of the outbreak of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that caused the COVID-19 pandemic.” Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), who lead the Senate Intelligence Committee, and Sens. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Jim Risch (R-Idaho) are joining forces to pressure Biden to finally get to the bottom of the CCP’s role in covering up the outbreak that has killed over 700K Americans.
The New bipartisan letter shows lawmakers’ commitment to punish china’s resistance to investigating the origins of the Coronavirus, a willingness to vet the lab leak theory that many now see as a possibility.
In the past, Republicans and some brave democrats have accused china of “stonewalling” the WHO efforts to investigate the origins of the Coronavirus and reiterated that the U.S. needs to work with allies to mount pressure on the CCP to permit a serious and transparent investigation into the Wuhan lab leak theory.
Bipartisan lawmakers wrote in their letter: “We also believe that the investigation should address PRC efforts to prevent international inquiries into the origins of SARS-CoV-2, and other actions PRC authorities have taken to obscure the nature of the virus and its transmission,” they went on to say “The U.S. government should examine the international agreements to which the PRC is a party that requires disclosure and cooperation in the event of a viral outbreak like SARS-CoV-2, assess whether the PRC violated any of these agreements, and analyze its motivations for doing so.”
The bipartisan lawmakers finished off by saying: “A full and impartial investigation that carefully considers all credible theories, backed by all available evidence, is critical,” the four wrote in their letter, pointing to an open letter in the peer-reviewed journal Science calling both the lab theory and zoonotic spread theory credible.
“We urge you to direct the intelligence community to continue prioritizing this inquiry until such conclusions are possible.”