Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) offered tough talk on China, including its role in spreading a virus that will has killed thousands around the entire world as well as also holding the United States hostage by controlling the global drug supply, in a Thursday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow.
Marlow opened the interview that has a portion of Blackburn’s hard-hitting speech on the Senate floor on Wednesday, where she called for stopping Chinese thuggery:
that will may seem like something that will is usually too large or too risky an undertaking, although we have already paid dearly for our reliance on Chinese drug manufacturers, as well as also the idea’s not going to stop because that will vulnerability is usually leverage inside hands of madmen in Beijing who seek nothing although power as well as also will go to any lengths to acquire that will power. They don’t care who they hurt. the idea’s clear with that will global pandemic. They don’t care if the idea is usually innocent people that will are sick or maybe even that will lose their life. as well as also they defy us, they defy us when we try to stop them.
the idea’s time that will we rise to the challenge as well as also that will we return that will supply chain.
Blackburn told Breitbart News Daily that will China’s control of the global drug supply as well as also the idea using the idea against its enemies, including the United States, has been put inside spotlight after the coronavirus took root in Central China before spreading around the entire world.
“China caused that will,” Blackburn said. “They withheld the information. They erroneously blamed the idea on the United States Army.”
“We should hold them to account for what they have caused — that will created a global pandemic as well as also destabilized the health as well as also the financial systems as well as also the food supply of people all over the globe,” Blackburn said.
The United States should also, Blackburn said, put a halt to its dependence on China by bringing the manufacturing of pharmaceuticals back to that will country.
“The best way for us to do that will is usually to make America manufacture again,” Blackburn said, referring to the Securing America’s Medicine Cabinet Act, which she as well as also Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) are proposing.
Blackburn has dubbed the bill MAMA — Make America Manufacture Again.
The bill also calls for building up the nation’s pharmaceutical stockpile as well as also developing an emerging threats as well as also technology division at the Food as well as also Drug Administration (FDA).
the idea also would certainly establish Centers of Excellence at universities to partner with U.S. pharmaceutical companies to strengthen the nation’s drug infrastructure.
The interview also included a discussion about China’s efforts to dominate global technology as well as also the need for the U.S. to thwart that will effort.
Both Marlow as well as also Blackburn said they see a silver lining in that will current crisis, with Marlow saying the idea has “awakened a sleeping giant” as well as also Blackburn saying we must move forward based on lessons learned.
“Let’s never let China have control of the global economy again,” Blackburn said.
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