Pandemic Prompting World to 'Wake Up' to Threats Posed by Communist China: Pompeo

Source: The Epoch Times - View Original Article
Published: May 07, 2020
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93% Liberal


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96% "The intelligence community is still figuring out precisely where the virus began, Pompeo said.""
93% "We all know the history of the Soviet Union, he said.""
90% "Previous reporting by The Epoch Times, based on leaked documents and first-hand accounts from Chinese residents, shows that authorities have underreported the number of ..."
86% "They continue to be opaque, and they continue to deny access for this important information that our researchers, our epidemiologists, need.""
85% " I think they've [other countries] seen what President Trump has done""
84% "A growing number of Western countries, including those in the European Union, are demanding an investigation into the origins of the pandemic.""
80% "She said the pandemic was throwing into sharp relief how free and unfree states handle a crisis -- contrasting openness and opacity.""
77% "I think the whole world can now see that this regime, this authoritarian regime, is just different than we are.""
75% "and they're waking up to the challenge as well, referring to the administration's hardline stance on China.""

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96% : The intelligence community is still figuring out precisely where the virus began," Pompeo said.
93% : "We all know the history of the Soviet Union," he said.
90% : "I think the whole world is now waking up," Pompeo said in a radio interview on "The Steve Gruber Show.
90% : Previous reporting by The Epoch Times, based on leaked documents and first-hand accounts from Chinese residents, shows that authorities have underreported the number of CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus infections and death figures.
86% : "They continue to be opaque, and they continue to deny access for this important information that our researchers, our epidemiologists, need."
85% : " "I think they've [other countries] seen what President Trump has done
84% : A growing number of Western countries, including those in the European Union, are demanding an investigation into the origins of the pandemic.
80% : She said the pandemic was throwing into sharp relief how free and unfree states handle a crisis -- contrasting openness and opacity.
77% : "I think the whole world can now see that this regime, this authoritarian regime, is just different than we are."
75% : and they're waking up to the challenge as well," referring to the administration's hardline stance on China.
72% : Pointing to authoritarian regimes like China, North Korea, and Iran, she said, "Not only do we believe that they are underreporting the number of cases, they're also likely grossly underreporting the number of deaths as well."
72% : The administration hasn't yet reached a conclusion about the origins of the pandemic.
71% : They continue to cover up the severity of new outbreaks in northern China.
70% : Pompeo, in the radio interview, said the CCP has a choice to make on whether it wants to participate in the international community "as a member of civilized society.
69% : On North Korea's claim that it has no virus cases, Ortagus said: "Sure, miracles happen every day -- I don't think that's one of them."
64% : Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mark Milley said on May 5 that the "weight of evidence" is that the virus is "natural and not man-made" -- the same conclusion reached last week by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
50% : "If anybody was sort of curious about how do authoritarian societies handle a pandemic versus democracies -- for me, it's crystal clear now more than ever ... that type of transparency, you only get from free and open societies," Ortagus said.
46% : We still don't have the access," Pompeo said at a May 6 press conference.
46% : It's also possible as many in the intelligence community have pointed out, that things can accidentally leak from a lab without it being a purposeful or an intentional leak."
41% : "We still don't have the samples that we need.
39% : She suggested that people were "conflating the issues" concerning whether the virus was naturally occurring and whether it was leaked from a lab.
38% : "If they do, I know that President Trump will do the right thing to make sure we protect the American people."
36% : Pompeo has repeatedly called on the Chinese regime to provide information about the origins of the outbreak.
35% : Ortagus said: "Obviously, it's possible for a natural virus to emanate from a lab.
35% : "Do they want to behave in a way that's more consistent with what authoritarian regimes have done on this planet for an awfully long time?
28% : In a May 6 interview with The Epoch Times' "American Thought Leaders" program, State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus elaborated on the idea.
25% : Ortagus disagreed with media claims that recent statements by senior U.S. officials about the virus origins were inconsistent.
18% : On the second issue of whether it was accidentally or intentionally released from a lab, Milley said: "We do not have conclusive evidence in any of that but the weight of evidence is that it was probably not intentional."
13% : It doesn't just have to be a man-made virus ...
5% : The secretary's remarks come amid rising scrutiny of Beijing's coverup of the outbreak.

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