Democrats cry white supremacy at COVID origins hearing as experts make scientific case for lab leak

April 9, 2023

By Just the News

The steady release of Anthony Fauci’s early 2020 communications with scientists who depended on his good graces for research funding has left Democratic lawmakers with few options for defending their early characterization of the COVID-19 lab-leak hypothesis as a conspiracy theory and blocking declassification legislation on COVID origins.

They fell back on familiar themes at the first hearing of the Republican-led House coronavirus pandemic subcommittee Wednesday — white supremacy and former President Trump’s failures — while now questioning whether the world could ever pin down COVID’s origin.

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) claimed that Trump praised Chinese COVID policies at least 42 times in a “fawning, starstruck, sycophantic embrace” of President Xi Jinping’s messaging. “Let’s take the politics out of it,” Raskin concluded.

“Unfounded conspiracy theories” is how Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) characterized claims based on communications involving the former director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, or describing conversations with him, in the pandemic’s first few months.

She parroted Fauci’s recent New York Times claim that he “repeatedly” called for “an open mind” on COVID origins despite a Feb. 9, 2020 interview where Fauci called lab-leak a conspiracy theory.

Continue reading at


Accuracy in Media uses investigative journalism and citizen activism to expose media bias, corruption and public policy failings. Progressives and their allies in the newsroom have a stronghold over the mainstream media in this country, but they aren’t stopping there.

They are targeting our education system, Big Tech, the entertainment industry — every facet of America’s culture.

To fight back against the overbearing control they have of our society, you and I must take action now.
Join us in this fight by taking the pledge below and signing your name.

  • I pledge to do my part in holding journalists accountable.
  • I pledge to support freedom of speech whenever views are silenced.
  • I pledge to uphold the values of a well-informed free society.

Pledge Now

Your Name:(Required)
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.