Blinken Declines to Say How US Would Hold China Accountable Over Wuhan Lab AccessEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday declined to disclose what the Biden administration would do to pressure the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) into allowing access to the Wuhan laboratory where the CCP virus, which causes COVID-19, is thought by some to have originated. “What would the U.S. actually do of substance to pressure China to give access to the lab if China does not grant that access?” Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-N.Y.) asked Blinken during a congressional hearing. “What we’ve seen, unfortunately—more than unfortunately—from the PRC since the beginning of this crisis is a failure to meet its basic responsibilities in terms of sharing information, providing access, and doing that in real-time with transparency. That was true at the start, it remains true, unfortunately, today,” Blinken said. “And I think what you’re seeing is, through the work that’s being done, for example, at the WHO, the work that we’re doing, and …Read More

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