Monday on FNC’s “Fox News Primetime,” Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) criticized policymakers, including Democrats and health officials, who were dismissive of the Wuhan lab leak theory.
According to the Arkansas lawmaker, had they been more open to that possibility, understanding the origins of the deadly virus would be further along.
“It’s pretty telling you that the Chinese Communist Party is grasping at such straws that they’re pointing the finger at an American military lab and those military games that happened in China last year,” he said. “This is just about as persuasive as their case that a bat somehow kissed a skunk and must have introduced this virus into human beings.
“Look, from the very beginning, it’s been obvious that the most likely source of this virus is indeed the labs in Wuhan that investigate and research exactly these kinds of viruses,” Cotton continued. “It’s too bad