Erick Erickson/Coronavirus conspiracy theory

Erick Erickson
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Citation From the February 11, 2020, edition of WSB's The Erick Erickson Show

ERICK ERICKSON (HOST): Not a lot to trouble yourselves by, per se, we don't have some rampant spread of the coronavirus here. An American has died from the Coronavirus but that American was in Wuhan.

And I -- I got to tell you, Tom Cotton has speculated that perhaps this could have come from a weapons facility in Wuhan. It is a -- Wuhan has the laboratory that does experimental weapons, bioweapons testing. ...

This is Tom Cotton at a hearing last week. 


SEN. TOM COTTON (R-AK): We now know that the first case manifested no later than, no later than December 1, even though China didn't reveal it to the WHO until a month later on December 31. When they continued to hide it from their own citizens and they continued to say that it had been contained inside Wuhan. Today it is in every single province in China.

They also claimed for almost two months until earlier this week that it had originated inside a seafood market in Wuhan.