Join Jim and Greg as they welcome more information about the origins of COVID-19, but the new information shows the Chinese military played a leading role in gain of function research and were using it to develop bioweapons. Will anyone condemn the CCP for heading down this road? They also sigh at new polling showing President Biden and Donald Trump with identical, lousy 31 percent approval ratings. Americans do not want this rematch, but all indications suggest they will get it anyway. Finally, they shudder as the Biden administration keeps changing its story about Chinese espionage efforts against the U.S. based in Cuba.
You might need something stronger than a martini as Jim and Greg dig into three big stories today. First, they respond to the congressional testimony of former CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield, who said our top officials knew from the start that COVID likely came from a lab leak and then knowingly pushed a false narrative that the virus naturally occurred. And the maddening truth doesn’t stop there. Then they tackle the gut-wrenching testimony of a U.S. Marine Corps sniper stationed at Abbey Gate on the day of the terrorist attack during the chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan. Sgt. Tyler Vargas-Andrews says he and others had the bomber spotted and were ready to take him out but they never had permission to fire. And his frustration grew even more when no one in our government wanted to hear his story. Finally, Jim dissects California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s condemnation of Walgreen’s for refusing to sell abortion-inducing drugs in states where the retailer might get sued. Jim explains how Newsom frequently ignores the most basic responsibilities of governing and how he tries to distract his constituents from his terrible record.