Omnibus bill defunds risky research involving 'pathogens of pandemic potential' in any 'country of concern'
“The White Coat Waste Project, a watchdog group that advocates against animal experimentation and exposed taxpayer-funded gain-of-function research at the Wuhan lab, lauded lawmakers for cracking down on “supercharging dangerous viruses in foreign enemies’ animal labs.”
Paul's annual 'Festivus' report on fed spending finds $482B in what he calls 'wasted taxpayer' money
“The group White Coat Waste Project on Friday praised Paul’s efforts, specifically those that pointed out taxpayer-funded animal experiments associated with the National Institutes of Health. “Senator Rand Paul’s annual Festivus Report provides a reliable roadmap of reckless government spending,” said Jennifer Imhoff, a spokesperson for the group.”
Omnibus bill to cut funds to Wuhan virology lab
“Ms. Ernst teamed up with the White Coat Waste Project in initially disclosing federal funding for the Wuhan Institute in 2020. Justin Goodman, senior vice president for advocacy and public policy at the White Coat Waste Project, said the spending bill is not perfect but includes some major victories for his organization.”
Why are we still funding the Wuhan lab?
“But a report in the Washington Free Beacon revealed (to me, at least) that the US is still pouring tax dollars into bio-research abroad, and that should stop right now. Not that it will, as it remains in the current spending bill that will likely pass Congress this week.”