House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) called out Democrats this week for their handling of China and demanded answers about the origins of COVID-19.
In an interview with Fox News, McCarthy said, “We will never fully recover if we do not rebuild and get the answers from this [COVID origins]…Democrats, you’ve got movie stars, you’ve got the NBA, you’ve got Big Tech, you’ve got mainstream media. They all trust China.”
“Republicans know the truth. These Democrats were so desperate to disagree with Donald Trump, they ignored the truth,” he said. “And let me give you a little personal experience. I spent eight months communicating with the Democrat leadership to create a China task force that was bipartisan, equal number [of] Republicans, equal number of Democrats.”
“They finally agreed. We’d locked it down. We even had The Washington Post come in to interview. [We were] about to announce it and they pulled back. You know why? ‘Cause they felt that may give a benefit to Donald Trump because what was happening with COVID,” he said.
“Now it all seems to come to fruition. Why were they so afraid? They put politics before the lives