'I obviously don't have evidence': House Republican has a wild new conspiracy about COVID-19 origins

'I obviously don't have evidence': House Republican has a wild new conspiracy about COVID-19 origins
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A Republican lawmaker recently shared a bizarre analogy of how the COVID-19 pandemic emerged and he's tying it into politics.

On Thursday, March 2, Rep. Greg Steube (R-Fla.) appeared on Newsmax where he discussed the COVID outbreak and its origin. When asked about the White House's hesitance to publicly agree on the origin of the virus, the Florida lawmaker offered his take.

According to Steube, a lot of the circumstances surrounding the virus stem from the Chinese Communist Party.

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"If there is reporting that determines that this was released from this laboratory as a bioweapon to your point," he said. "I, I, I think I would not be shocked. The Chinese Communist Party is the number one national security threat to the United States. I obviously don't have evidence that there was an intentional leak right now."

He added, "Uh, but uh, I certainly wouldn't be shocked that that was something. Look, you had Trump coming into his reelection. Uh, they hated President Trump because of the policies that he took. Strong on China, would love nothing more, uh, than having somebody like Biden who's compromised in the White House. So it would not shock me at all."

Steube also went on to offer a conspiracy theory about the World Health Organization (WHO) as he suggested that it is secret Chinese-operated.

"And if that is the fact, then this administration in our government needs to act accordingly. So does the rest of the world, quite frankly. So does NATO, the un, the World Health Organization that's basically run by the Chinese Communist Party," Steube said. "We need to take a strong action against that type of release from the Chinese Communist Party, if that in fact is true."

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