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Government Oversight Committee Publishes That Fauci Was Aware of Evidence of a Lab Leak - and May Have Manipulated Science to Cover Up Lab Leak Theory
It's Now Official. It's Time for Action.
Even as Sen. Rand Paul calls Fauci out for spending his $480,000 per year income to call Harvard and Yale epidemiologists “fringe”
The GOP Oversight Committee has released a letter - and emails - asking tough questions about Fauci’s involvement in an alleged cover-up of evidence in support of a lab-leak origin of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Specifically, the letter states that he worked with Peter Daszak to side-step policies restricting gain-of-function research. Note they are not saying he “allegedly” did this.
“Despite Dr. Fauci claiming otherwise on multiple occasions, he was, in fact, aware of the monetary relationship between NIAID, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), EcoHealth Alliance Inc. (EcoHealth), and the WIV by January 27, 2020. Dr. Fauci also knew that NIAID worked with EcoHealth to craft a grant policy to sidestep the gain-of-function moratorium at the time. This new policy, designed by EcoHealth and agreed to by NIAID, allowed EcoHealth to complete dangerous experiments on novel bat coronaviruses—with very little oversight—that would have otherwise been blocked by the moratorium. In January 2020, Dr. Fauci was also aware that EcoHealth was not in compliance with the terms of its grant that funded the WIV.4 EcoHealth was required to submit an annual progress report to NIAID by September 30, 2019, and had not yet done so.”
The letter also informs Becerra that they will be interviewing Fauci over this issue and over the issue of his secret phone call with 11 scientists - none of whom work for the US Government - to spin the evidence that showed that the mutational differences between SARS-CoV-2 and other betacoronaviruses were not consistent with evolutionary processes.
They want to know if Fauci or Collins personally edited the cover-up piece, published in Nature Medicine. If they did, they are guilty of conspiring to mislead other government officials.
Here’s the full letter to Becerra, dated today:
Here’s the link to the emails, complete with redacted sections.
Here’s my favorite quote, the last message, in an email from Fauci to Collins:
“I would not do anything about this right now. It is a shiny object that will go away in times(SIC)”
This show Fauci’s abject arrogance. It’s beyond hubris. The world deserves to know the truth, and that’s why we fund science.
Fauci thinks he should control what the public knows, what other scientists should know, and what other government officials should know.
I think Fauci should resign.
Have a read for yourself, and pull out the most egregious parts, and drop them in a comment.