LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton is claiming that China “continues to lie” about the extent of the coronavirus outbreak in the country and that it won’t allow experts from the CDC and WHO to “observe and assist.”
During his segment on Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo, Cotton discussed the uncertainty around where coronavirus originated from. The Washington Post reported that some scientists initially thought the virus was spread at a food market in Wuhan, which is near the Wuhan National Biosafety Laboratory.
Monday, 2/18, he continued…
Got hypotheses? Tom’s got `em:
Again, none of these are “theories” and certainly not “conspiracy theories.” They are hypotheses that ought to be studied in light of the evidence, if the Chinese Communist Party would provide it.— Tom Cotton (@SenTomCotton) February 17, 2020
And given Chinese dishonesty and lack of transparency, we have to consider all possibilities until the evidence is in. But sure @jotted, you take the Chinese Communist Party line at face value.— Tom Cotton (@SenTomCotton) February 17, 2020
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