On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead,” CNN host and Senior Washington Correspondent Pamela Brown reported that multiple senior officials in the Biden administration, including National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan, believe the theory that COVID-19 escaped from a lab “is at least as credible” as the natural origin theory, and that some senior national security officials view the lab leak theory as “deeply credible” from an intelligence standpoint.
Brown said, “[W]e’ve learned that several senior Biden administration officials, including Biden’s National Security Adviser, Jake Sullivan, believe the theory that the coronavirus accidentally escaped from a lab in Wuhan is at least as credible as the possibility it emerged naturally from an animal directly to a human. This is according to multiple officials involved with the COVID origins review that we have spoken with. This has been a team effort. To be clear, Jake, this does not mean they believe the