Karine Jean-Pierre Won’t Declare Biden’s Signing of Unanimously Passed COVID Origins Bill – Watch

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White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre once again made people question what she really does in her position. She said on Thursday that President Joe Biden has not decided on whether he will sign into law a bill declassifying intelligence on the origins of the COVID pandemic. This legislation was passed unanimously in both chambers of Congress. 

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) introduced the legislation and it has been opposed with some intensity by communist China. 

Jean-Pierre indicated that the administration was “looking at it” when asked by a reporter about the matter during a press briefing.

“And, as you know, just months after the president came into office, he asked his intelligence community to double down and to take a look of the, of, uh, the origins, of the COVID origins because we believe it’s important to get to the bottom of this,” she said. “And to get in also, if once we have, once the Intelligence Committee has made the, made their assessments clearly, we would share that with the public. As it relates to the legislation, we’re going to continue to, we’re going to take a look at it, and certainly we’ll have more to share.”

When the press secretary was asked if a decision has been made, Jean-Pierre responded, “No, we’re just taking a look, we’re taking a look into the — into the bill.”

Take a look at the actual transcript of this encounter:

REPORTER: I wonder if you do have an answer now as to whether or not the President will sign the COVID origins intelligence bill that was unanimously passed?

KARINE JEAN-PIERRE: So, we are, thank you for the question. I know I was asked about it, I believe on the plane on Monday, as you just mentioned, so we’re looking at it. We have continued to share information with members of Congress. And, as you know, just months after the President came into office, he asked his intelligence community to double down and to take a look of the, of, uh, the origins, of the COVID origins because we believe it’s important to get to the bottom of this. And to get in also, if once we have, once the Intelligence Committee has made the, made their assessments clearly, we would share that with the public. As it relates to the legislation, we’re going to continue to, we’re going to take a look at it, and certainly, we’ll have more to share.

REPORTER: You haven’t a decision whether to–?

JEAN-PIERRE: No, we’re just taking a look, we’re taking a look into the bill.

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