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Donald Trump Weighs in on Wuhan Lab Revelations

This isn’t the first time that No. 45 has intimated as much.

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Former President Trump had long suspected that the Chinese government wasn’t being fully honest with the rest of the world on the subject of the COVID-19 pandemic, but his concerns were often muted by the mainstream media who was simply unwilling to let his opinion resonate in any meaningful way.

Now, as the idea that this strain of coronavirus may have come from a laboratory leak becomes a widely accepted possibility, Trump is doubling down on his previous statements during an appearance on the inaugural episode of The Dan Bongino Show.

Speaking to Fox Nation’s Dan Bongino, Trump said he had “very little doubt” the virus came from a lab, and joked with Bongino that the host no longer needed to use the word “potentially” when talking about the theory.

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“I think you can take the word ‘potential’ out that it came from the lab,” Trump told Bongino.

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Trump was responding to Bongino referencing an article from Wall Street Journal, which on Sunday published details about a U.S. intelligence report that found several researchers from China’s Wuhan Institute of Virology were hospitalized with a strange, Covid-like illness in November 2019, weeks before the first confirmed coronavirus case.

If COVID-19 does turn out to be a lab-leak, and not a naturally-fomented outbreak, China’s blatant disinformation campaign surrounding the severity of the illness will likely come under further scrutiny, and likely by a number of international bodies.

 

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The Posh Get Sloshed! Affluent Greenwich Village Overrun by Drunks and Drugs

Another Democrat-run city turns chaotic.

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There has been plenty of talk of late about the great liberal migration, in which cities like New York and San Fransisco are hemorrhaging citizens on account of Democratic policies. The policies often see crime and taxes spike simultaneously, which shouldn’t make sense at all.  If the government is getting more money, there should be less trouble, right? Wrong.  And even in the ritziest parts of some of these liberal cities, the situation is getting out of hand. New York City’s Greenwich Village is home to movie stars and other big-name celebrities – and lately, a host of crime and violence issues both inside a local park and on the neighborhood’s streets. Just Wednesday, the New York Police Department (NYPD) announced it was looking for a man who broke into a Greenwich Village apartment and rubbed his penis on a 10-year-old girl’s feet. The man is believed to have slipped into the apartment through a fire escape around 1 a.m. on June 11, police said. The girl awoke to find the man standing at the edge of her bed. And that’s not all: Locals also told the Post drug use has been more prominent than they’ve ever seen. “I know drugs have been in Washington Square Park for a long time, but I have never seen anything like this before,” neighborhood resident Jennifer Nyp told the news site. Ruth Wyatt, who has lived near the park for more than two decades, told the Post: “The situation in the park and its surroundings has gotten out of control.” At the beginning of June, the news of crime and rampant drug use inside the famed park prompted the NYPD to move the park’s midnight curfew up to 10 p.m. But chaos ensued between people within the park and police who arrived to…

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Kim Jong Un Threatens Military Battle with USA in Latest Rant

The predictable escalation received little response on the world’s stage, however.

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The unhinged nature of North Korea was on display again this week, as “Supreme” Leader Kim Jong Un began his nearly-predictable threats against the United States. Kim, and those who came before him, have long employed a strategy of raising a large fuss on the world stage to get attention, and then backing down from those inane threats only if they get something in return.  Often, the requests have to do with lifting sanctions or aid, as the tiny hermit kingdom is far from capable of even feeding its own people. And so, as was always going to happen, North Korea put on their war pants this week and started strutting around. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered his government to be prepared for both dialogue and confrontation with the Biden administration — but more for confrontation, state media reported Friday, days after the United States and others urged the North to abandon its nuclear program and return to talks. Kim’s statement indicates he’ll likely push to strength his nuclear arsenal and increase pressure on Washington to give up what North Korea considers a hostile U.S. policy, though he’ll also prepare for talks to resume, some experts say. Why now? Earlier this week, leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations issued a statement calling for the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and “the verifiable and irreversible abandonment” North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs. They called on North Korea to engage and resume dialogue and respect human rights conditions. Sung Kim, the top U.S. official on North Korea, is to visit Seoul on Saturday for a trilateral meeting with South Korean and Japanese officials. His travel emphasizes the importance of the trilateral cooperation in working toward complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, the State Department said Thursday. Kim…

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