Attorneys General from eighteen states have sent a letter to the House and Senate, asking for hearings into China’s role in the COVID-19 outbreak.
The attorneys reaffirmed the common belief that we are not getting all the facts and that the media refuses to question China. They are seeking Congress’ aid to cut through what they call “layers of deceit.”
The letter, dated May 9, was led by South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson, who said that to get to the bottom of the truth “we can’t rely solely on media to do the investigation. We have got to have truly, we have got to have congressional oversight. We have got to go deep into an investigation using the reaches of the federal government.”
Why It’s Important:
From the very start of the pandemic, lawmakers have demanded answers from China. Yet the communist government has provided little information. From the origin of the virus to the extent of its spread, the CCP has kept the world in the dark.
Several notable lawmakers have already proposed action against China, including bills to move manufacturing out of the country as well as open the way for citizens to sue. This letter represents a concerted effort by state officials to enlist the aid of the federal government.
With the resources of both the House and the Senate, the United States could uncover information currently hidden. Powerful investigative committees in D.C. would play a key role in America’s response to China.
- 18 state attorneys general asked Congress to investigate China’s role in the pandemic.
- These attorneys accused China of covering up information about the spread of the disease.
- Committees in both the House and Senate could uncover information that could be used to hold China accountable.
Source: Fox News