Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman says evidence suggests coronavirus was

Source: The Hill - View Original Article
Published: May 05, 2020
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86% "Milley added that various agencies, both civilian and U.S. government, are looking at the issue of where the virus originated.""
81% "Fauci dismisses 'circular argument' coronavirus originated in Chinese lab Pelosi slams White House for blocking coronavirus task force members from testifying: 'They might be ..."
64% "But Milley since last month has maintained that while the U.S. intelligence community was taking a hard look at the theory, it's inconclusive, and ..."
63% "The second issue is, was it accidentally released, did it release naturally into the environment or was it intentional?""
61% "And Anthony FauciAnthony FauciSchumer: Fauci may testify before Senate next week""
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-55% "Milley on Tuesday did push for the Chinese government to open up and allow inspectors and investigators to go into Wuhan so that the ..."
-56% "We don't have conclusive evidence in any of that, but the weight of evidence is that it was probably not intentional, he told reporters ..."

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86% : Milley added that "various agencies, both civilian and U.S. government, are looking at" the issue of where the virus originated.
81% : The Pentagon's top uniformed official on Tuesday maintained that available evidence indicates the virus that has caused a global pandemic was natural and not man-made or released purposely from a Chinese lab.
81% : Trump names new EU envoy, filling post left vacant by impeachment witness Sondland Overnight Defense: Esper suggests USS Kidd coronavirus outbreak came from counter-drug operation | US Navy enters Barents Sea for first time since Cold War | Purple Hearts approved for soldiers injured in Iran attack MORE pushing the unverified theory that the virus was created by Chinese researchers or accidentally released by a lab in Wuhan, China, where it was being studied.
81% : Fauci dismisses 'circular argument' coronavirus originated in Chinese lab Pelosi slams White House for blocking coronavirus task force members from testifying: 'They might be afraid of the truth' MORE, the nation's top infectious disease expert and a member of the White House coronavirus task force, has dismissed theories the virus was man-made or released accidentally from a Chinese lab.
64% : But Milley since last month has maintained that while the U.S. intelligence community was taking "a hard look" at the theory, it's inconclusive, and "the weight of evidence seems to indicate natural [origin].
63% : "The second issue is, was it accidentally released, did it release naturally into the environment or was it intentional?
61% : And Anthony FauciAnthony FauciSchumer: Fauci may testify before Senate next week
58% : (Mike)
45% : Milley on Tuesday did push for the Chinese government to "open up and allow inspectors and investigators" to go into Wuhan "so that the world can know the actual original source of this [virus] so that we can apply the lessons learned and prevent outbreaks in the future."
44% : We don't have conclusive evidence in any of that, but the weight of evidence is that it was probably not intentional," he told reporters at the Pentagon.
43% : The Trump administration this month stepped up efforts to blame China for the pandemic, with top officials including President TrumpDonald John TrumpCNN demands Trump campaign stop using 'distorted' clip from network in ad Schumer: Fauci may testify before Senate next week
42% : Richard PompeoFauci dismisses 'circular argument' coronavirus originated in Chinese lab
38% : Fauci dismisses 'circular argument' coronavirus originated in Chinese lab MORE and Secretary of State Mike PompeoMichael
33% : Trump, who has come under consistent scrutiny for his own slow response to the virus domestically, has repeatedly accused China of covering up the outbreak and claimed there is significant evidence that the virus emanated from a Wuhan lab -- though has not actually provided any evidence.
22% : "The weight of evidence -- nothing's conclusive -- the weight of evidence is that it was natural and not man-made," Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Army Gen. Mark Milley said of the coronavirus.
17% : He said available research indicated the virus evolved naturally.

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