Representative James Comer, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, said he was concerned about the lack of information that he believes a Chinese balloon flying over the United States could contain biological weapons. He made such an assumption on Fox News. mediatic.
According to him, the incident related to the China investigation will be another example of the weakness of the US President Joe Biden administration. The congressman believes that in this way Beijing is playing tricks with Washington and that under no circumstances should the balloon be allowed to fly over the United States.
“What worries me is that the federal government clearly doesn’t know what’s in this bubble. Is it a biological weapon, is it a weapon in the bubble? Did this probe take off from Wuhan (the city where the first COVID-19 outbreak in China was recorded – socialbites.ca)? About him “We don’t know anything. But this bubble has been slowly moving towards the USA for a few days and the administration has not warned anyone… I think this may be worrying,” he said.
He also pointed out that the Chinese balloon was not dropped when it arrived in the United States.
The decision not to drop the investigation had previously been criticized by opponents of the American president.
On February 3, the Pentagon reported the sighting of a “Chinese blimp” over the northwest United States. President Joe Biden was briefed on the situation and formal requests were made to the Chinese authorities.
Later at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the PRC declarationThat the bubble seen over the United States did indeed come from China. Diplomats noted that this was a civilian scientific research vehicle that ended up on US soil due to a detour due to wind.
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