New bombshell reports have been made by the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic involving the CIA and a COVID-19 cover-up. Subcommittee chairmen Brad Wenstrup and Mike Turner, both Republican representatives from Ohio, sent a letter to CIA director William Burns with the discovery.
The letter asserts that it has knowledge from a whistleblower from the CIA’s “Covid Discovery Team” that was tasked with investigating the origins of the novel coronavirus. “New testimony from a highly credibly whistleblower” alleges that the CIA “rewarded six analysts with significant financial incentives to change their COVID-19 origins conclusion from a lab-leak to zoonosis
Apart from a “lone officer” in the group who believed the virus “originated through zoonosis,” the remaining officials agreed that, on balance of probabilities, the coronavirus was likely the result of a lab-leak.
“According to the whistleblower, at the end of its review, six of the seven members of the Team believed the intelligence and science were sufficient to make a low confidence assessment that Covid-19 originated from a laboratory in Wuhan, China,” the letter reads. “To come to the eventual public determination of uncertainty, the other six members were given a significant monetary incentive to change their position.”
The CIA responded to the subcommittee’s letter, via the agency’s director of public affairs, Tammy Kupperman told the New York Post in a statement: “At CIA we are committed to the highest standards of analytic rigor, integrity, and objectivity. We do not pay analysts to reach specific conclusions…We take these allegations extremely seriously and are looking into them. We will keep our Congressional oversight committees appropriately informed.”
In June, the agency declassified its report that the available evidence on the origins of the coronavirus suggested it “was not genetically engineered.”