(ReliableNews.org) – To say that China hasn’t handled the COVID-19 pandemic well is an understatement. Their delay in telling the world about the virus very likely caused significantly more deaths. And, it looks like the communist country isn’t finished with its shady antics.
China is a country of 1.4 billion people. However, as of April 13, the country is only reporting just over 3,300 deaths. The US has more than 1 billion fewer people in the country and is confirming over 23,600 deceased from COVID-19. The suspiciously low number is leaving many people scratching their heads.
Now, reports are surfacing about the Chinese government’s attempts to silence academics in the country. Beijing has ordered universities to get approval from its communist leaders before publishing any research about the virus.
All of this has culminated in a demand from lawmakers to reduce America’s reliance on China. US Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) recently tweeted about the communist regime’s lies:
The Chinese Communist Party:
– Silenced doctors.
– Ordered the destruction of research samples.
– Underreported the number of infections & deaths.
– Pushed propaganda that the U.S. military created COVID-19.
We have to reduce our reliance on China. They cannot be trusted. pic.twitter.com/2mn3h9OGFU
— Ted Budd (@RepTedBudd) April 8, 2020
Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) called for an investigation into the country.
Today I will introduce a resolution calling for full investigation of #China Communist Party’s lies & actions that killed thousands of their own people & turned #CoronavirusOutbreak #COVID19 into a global pandemic
— Josh Hawley (@HawleyMO) March 24, 2020
There’s no doubt the US needs to limit its reliance on China, especially for medical supplies. It’s also incredible they want the world to believe the number of cases they’re reporting. All Beijing has done is prove to global leaders that the country’s government has little credibility.
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