Epoch Times Politics Reports — Republican Senators Reintroduce Legislation to Hold Chinese Officials Accountable for COVID-19

A group of Republican senators has reintroduced legislation with the aim to hold Chinese officials accountable for suppressing and distorting information about the COVID-19 pandemic. “The Chinese Communist Party silenced Dr. Li and many others for attempting to speak the truth about the coronavirus outbreak and Beijing’s involvement. Meanwhile, they stood by as the virus spread around the world–resulting in loss of life and loss of livelihood for millions,” stated Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), according to a statement from her office on June 10. Dr. Li Wenliang was one of several Chinese whistleblower doctors who tried to warn the public of an “unknown pneumonia” outbreak in the Chinese city of Wuhan in late December 2019. The Chinese regime ignored the warnings—instead, Li was taken to a police station, reprimanded for “rumor-mongering” and accused of “disturbing social order.” Li eventually died on Feb. 7 after contracting the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, …Read MoreEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

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