Scalise “Coronavirus Committee Dems won’t let us investigate China’s cover-up”

Thursday, Rep. Steve Scalise shared a video and tweeted:

Coronavirus Committee Dems won’t let us investigate China’s cover-up. Why?

– China’s lies caused global suffering & economic devastation
– China undermined our efforts to combat the virus
– China is reportedly trying to steal our vaccine research

They must be held accountable.


Lauren Fine, Scalise’s communications director, told PJ Media that in a hearing on Thursday, Republicans on the committee again asked about looking into China, and Democrats again refused them.

“It’s disappointing—but not surprising—that Congressional Democrats have harsher words for President Trump, rather than the Communist Chinese regime responsible for wreaking havoc against our citizens and the rest of the world,” Fine told PJ Media.

“Republicans on the Select Committee on the Coronavirus Crisis will continue to press for answers on the origins of this crisis and accountability from the Chinese government and World Health Organization for their deception, and would urge Democrats to put their personal vendetta against President Trump aside to join us in this effort.”