E&C, Oversight GOP Threaten To Subpoena HHS Over COVID Origins Info

By Jessica Karins / September 15, 2023 at 6:29 PM
Republican leaders of the House Energy & Commerce and Oversight committees are threatening to subpoena HHS officials in an effort to obtain documents about the origins of COVID-19, saying the department has been “stonewalling” their inquiries. In a letter sent to HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra Thursday (Sept. 14), the GOP lawmakers say their previous requests for “potentially incriminating documents and information” on the topic, including communications with the nonprofit EcoHealth Alliance, have gone unanswered. “If HHS does not meet the...

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