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E&C Republican Leaders Send Letter to CDC Director Requesting Information on Role Teachers Unions Played in Keeping Schools Closed

05.05.2021

Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Subcommittee on Health Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (R-KY), and Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Republican Leader Morgan Griffith (R-VA) sent a letter Wednesday to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle P. Walensky asking about the CDC’s recently revealed emails showing a “partnership” with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and involvement from the National Education Association (NEA).

Although Dr. Walensky promised to “lead with ‘facts, science, and...

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NIH Director Collins Confirms to Leader Rodgers the Need for Further Investigation Into COVID-19’s Origins

05.02.2021

Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) questioned National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Dr. Francis Collins on Wednesday about whether he believed further investigation was needed into the origins of COVID-19.

Leader Rodgers, Subcommittee on Health Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (R-KY), and Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Republican Leader Morgan Griffith (R-VA) raised the issue about further investigation into COVID-19's origins in their letter sent on March 18, 2021 to Dr. Collins.

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E&C Republican Leaders Request Information From U.S. Group Affiliated With Chinese Lab at Center of COVID-19 Origin Investigation

04.16.2021

Washington, D.C. — House Energy & Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Subcommittee on Health Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (R-KY), and Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Republican Leader Morgan Griffith (R-VA) sent a letter Friday afternoon to Dr. Peter Daszak with EcoHealth Alliance (EHA) requesting information and documents that could be useful to a comprehensive investigation into the origins of COVID-19.

Committee Republicans are demanding a thorough and independent investigation be done in order to learn more about how the pandemic started.

EcoHealth Alliance has long partnered with the Wuhan...

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