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Biden Laughs, Walks Away When Asked If He’ll Take Any Responsibility For COVID Deaths Or Pressure China For Transparency
U.S. President Joe Biden leaves the White House in Washington, D.C., the United States, on Dec. 8, 2021. Biden on Wednesday signed an executive order that requires the federal government to achieve a goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
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On Wednesday morning before boarding Marine One, President Joe Biden shirked any responsibility for the deaths attributed to COVID-19 under his first year in office and laughed when asked if he would pressure China for more information regarding the coronavirus pandemic’s origins.

An unknown reporter in the White House press pool asked Biden, “…800,000 coronavirus deaths — do you have a statement on your responsibility? And why haven’t you asked China to do more, to be transparent on the origins?”

As shown in the video below, Biden listened and then smiled, laughed, and walked away without addressing either question:

Biden made it a cornerstone of his 2020 presidential campaign that he would be a commander-in-chief who took responsibility for the virus. The Daily Wire previously reported on his numerous statements politicizing the COVID-19 deaths under former President Donald Trump:

October 5, 2020: “More than 200,000 Americans have died. 50,000 Americans are getting the virus every day. 1,000 a day are dying. This is a national emergency. The President should take responsibility.”

October 15, 2020: “We’re eight months into this pandemic, and Donald Trump still doesn’t have a plan to get this virus under control. I do.”

October 27, 2020: “If you give me the honor of serving as your president, I won’t waste any time getting this virus under control and building our nation back better.”

October 30, 2020: “I’m not going to shut down the country. I’m not going to shut down the economy. I’m going to shut down the virus.”

November 1, 2020: “More than 230,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 –– and Donald Trump has given up on trying to get the virus under control. He may have quit on you, but I promise I never will.”

On Tuesday, The Daily Wire reported that, despite Biden’s repeated promises to “shut down” the virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says that the virus “isn’t going anywhere.”

“I’m going to shut down the virus, not the country,” said President Joe Biden during his presidential campaign in October 2020.

But now, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) under the Biden administration is admitting that it’s “probably true” that COVID-19 is here to stay.
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky appeared on “CBS Mornings” on Tuesday and was asked about whether we will ever be “all clear” of COVID.

“We’re going into year two, people think we’re waiting for you to sound the trumpet, say it’s all clear. We’re not really going to get an all clear are we? We just have to face the fact that we’re going to have to live with this, true?” asked host Gayle King.

Emma Vaughn, press secretary for the RNC, said the reporter’s inquiries were “the first two serious questions Biden’s been asked on COVID in weeks, if not months.”

“Infuriating,” she added.

The Daily Wire is fighting Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate in federal court. Join us in this fight by signing our petition to OSHA, telling them that you will not comply with this mandate.

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