Biden administration has to declassify COVID origin documents by Sunday
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The Director of National Intelligence must declassify Information relating to links between the Wuhan Institute of Virology and the origin of Covid 19 by Sunday, June 18.
Congress passed the Covid Origins Act unanimously and President Biden signed it into law in March.
The law requires the release of information including:
- – Activities at the institute on behalf of the People’s Liberation Army.
- – Coronavirus research or other related activities at the lab.
DNI Avril Haines must also declassify information about individual researchers at the institute who got sick in the fall of 2019, including:
- -Their name.
- – Symptoms.
- – Whether they were hospitalized.
- – Whether they were involved in, or exposed to coronavirus research.
The law states the Director must submit a declassified report to Congress which can only have redactions that protect intelligence gathering sources and methods.
Senators Josh Hawley and Mike Braun who sponsored the bill wrote a letter to President Biden reminding him of the deadline. The letter said quote:
“The American people deserve to know how this pandemic began, and their democratically elected representatives have expressed their will unanimously.”
Straight from DC, I’m Ray Bogan.