On Tuesday, John Ratcliffe, the former Director of National Intelligence, made a surprising statement that the COVID-19 virus was leaked from the Wuhan lab. This revelation follows the recent conclusion by the U.S. Department of Energy that the leak is highly probable. Despite being ridiculed and dismissed as a conspiracy theory, the lab-leak theory is now supported by compelling evidence.
Another official says what we already knew: COVID came from the Wuhan labhttps://t.co/mnd5WuUtcr
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) April 18, 2023
According to Ratcliffe's expert evaluation, the lab leak hypothesis is the only explanation that is backed by government intelligence, scientific findings, and logical reasoning. He went on to state that if the evidence supporting the lab leak theory were compared to the evidence for the natural origins or spillover theory, the former would be much stronger while the latter would be weak at best. If this were a court case, the circumstantial evidence presented by government intelligence would make a convincing argument for holding the lab responsible for the pandemic.
Dr. Robert Redfield, the former director of the CDC, had previously testified to the committee and highlighted three significant concerns that supported the theory of a lab leak in Wuhan. Specifically, he noted that the lab had deleted sequences in September 2019, changed the command and control from civilian to military, and hired a contractor to modify the ventilation system in the laboratory.
This groundbreaking development provides additional evidence to support the long-held Republican position that China must be held responsible for releasing the lethal virus into the world. Despite being dismissed as a conspiracy theory by the scientific community and mainstream media, the truth has now emerged. The facts have a way of being revealed, and Ratcliffe's testimony has finally given the Republicans the recognition they have long deserved.
In conclusion, Ratcliffe’s testimony has provided concrete evidence that the COVID-19 virus leaked from the Wuhan lab. All Americans deserve to know the truth about the origins of the virus, and President Biden’s signing of the bipartisan COVID-19 Origins Act of 2023, which will declassify all intelligence concerning the origins of the virus, is a step towards the right direction. It is time to hold China accountable for the tremendous amount of suffering they have caused throughout the world.