WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives voted 419 to 0 to pass a bill by Senator Mike Braun and Senator Josh Hawley requiring the Biden administration to declassify all intelligence related to any potential links between the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) and the origins of the COVID pandemic.
“I’ve been proud to lead this fight for the facts on COVID’s origins for Hoosiers. After another unanimous, bipartisan vote today, President Biden must sign our bill to give the American people the facts to make up our own minds on COVID and the Wuhan lab.” – Senator Mike Braun
The Department of Energy recently concluded that the COVID-19 pandemic most likely arose from a lab leak, according to a classified intelligence report provided to the White House and certain members of Congress. After that report, Senator Braun renewed calls for COVID origins declassification, saying, “We need to know exactly what public health officials like Dr. Fauci knew about a lab leak when they were publicly downplaying it. The American people deserve transparency, free from censorship or spin. It’s time to declassify everything we know about COVID’s origins and the Wuhan Institute of Virology, now.”
This unanimous passage represents another huge legislative week for Senator Mike Braun, after the Senate and House passed his challenge to a Biden rule on ESG investing for retirement account fiduciaries in bipartisan votes last week.
Two of the three bills now headed to the President’s desk were authored by Mike Braun.
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