“One of our colleagues has already filed suite against China and many of us are considering similar legal actions”-said Alan Wilson, Attorney General of South Carolina, in a letter sent to Congressional leaders on May 9th.
The letter signed by 18 attorneys general starts with:
“Dear Congressional leaders,
As the CLO of the undersigned 18 states, we are writing to ask for Congressional Hearings into the communist Chinese Goverment and its role in the COVID-19 pandemic. “
US President Donald Trump has described the coronavirus pandemic as the “worst attack” ever on the United States, pointing the finger at China.
The letter is first posted on Twitter by David Shepardson, Reuters reporter in DC.
In other news, The White House has denied reports that the United States Vice President, Mike Pence, had decided to quarantine, after spokeswoman Katie Miller tested positive for COVID-19 a couple of days ago. Pence spokesman Devin O’Malley has announced that the vice president, on the advice of medical authorities, will not be quarantined, and is also scheduled to attend Monday’s press conference at the White House. “Vice President Pence has tested negative every day and plans to be in the White House tomorrow,” O’Malley said in a statement, hours after some media claimed that the number two president, Donald Trump, had decided voluntarily self-reclining.