Biden Says He Has Not Spoken to Chinese Leader About Virus OriginsEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

U.S. President Joe Biden said on April 6 that he has not talked to Chinese leader Xi Jinping about the origins of the CCP virus, which causes the disease COVID-19. Speaking to reporters at the White House, Biden was asked: “Have you had the chance to ask him [Xi] if these reports are true, that China maybe misled the world at the beginning?” “I have not had that conversation with President Xi,” Biden said. Biden’s latest comment draws scrutiny to how hard the Biden administration will push China to be transparent about COVID-19, considering how Biden and Xi have had a relationship dating back years. Last week, Secretary of State Antony Blinken was elusive when he was asked whether Washington would hold Beijing accountable for how it handled the pandemic. In a 2020 speech to the United Nations General Assembly, former President Donald Trump said the world “must hold China …Read More

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