Senator Ted Cruz says the alphabet soup networks CNN, ABC, CBS and NBC are too “terrified” to explore the most relevant question (which they really should if they were credible broadcasters), all for fear of losing their lucrative China revenue stream.
Two days ago, Fox News anchor Bret Baier reported that the origin of the novel coronavirus could be an accidental release from the Wuhan Institute of Virology. The virus is however not suspected to be an engineered bioweapon but one having its initial transmission from bat to human.
American diplomatic cables reveal that science officials, who were sent on repeated visits to the facility, had in 2018 warned Washington about inadequate safety at the lab.
Sen. Cruz says the pivotal question to ask is whether the Chinese government had in fact been studying the ‘2019’-virus at the Wuhan lab.
The Republican lawmaker, who sits on the Senate committee on science, raises his query in light of several recent investigative journalism specials – apart from the Fox exclusive – which are being spread widely through the Internet speculating that Patient Zero was a Chinese researcher there.
The relevant part of Cruz’s discussion starts at minute 13 below.