Two GOP lawmakers are expected to introduce legislation to require the Department of Health and Human Services to release all documents on the origins of COVID-19, or else pay $1 million a day.
Texas Rep. Chip Roy and Kansas Sen. Roger Marshall told Fox News Digital their HHS COVID-19 Origin Transparency Act would require the federal agency to publicly release all of its records related to the emergence of the virus.
“The public health regime continues to conceal the truth regarding the origins of COVID-19, vaccine development, masks, and the pandemic as a whole,” Roy told the outlet. “This legislation will cut through bureaucratic stonewalling and let the American people finally seek the truth wherever it may lead.”
Marshall said that there is an ongoing cover-up about the origins of the virus, to which nearly 7 million deaths worldwide have been attributed, and Americans deserve to know the truth.
“Our legislation requires the HHS to publicly release all agency records related to the origins of COVID-19, the cover-up of the pandemic origins, and coronavirus research, including vaccine development,” he said. “It’s past time for answers- this is a matter of national security.”
Fox News reports that the legislation would require “a record pertaining to sick researchers in Wuhan, China, during the Fall of 2019, including for any such researcher” his or her name, the name of the laboratory and the researcher’s role there, “symptoms, and date of symptom onset.”