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New Fauci Emails On China, WHO [Weekly Update]
Judicial Watch ^ | October 23, 2020 | Tom Fitton

Posted on 10/23/2020 4:17:39 PM PDT by jazusamo

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Judicial Watch Sues for McCabe/Strzok/Page FBI Text Messages

Under Director Christopher Wray your FBI is still covering up the unprecedented effort by its top executives to sabotage the campaign and then the presidency of Donald Trump. As you should expect, we are not deterred.

We just filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit for text messages between McCabe and former FBI officials Lisa Page, Peter Strzok, Jennifer Leonard, and/or former Obama White House Deputy Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa Monaco ( Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Justice (No. 1:20-cv-02995)).

We submitted this FOIA request on February 16, 2018, to the FBI. We asked for text messages sent from January 1, 2015, to December 31, 2015, between FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and Lisa Page, Jennifer Leonard, Peter Strzok, and/or Lisa Monaco. The FBI denied the request, asserting that text messages are not subject to FOIA.

We challenged the FBI’s determination, filing an administrative appeal with the Department of Justice arguing that “text messages involving government-related business sent between government officials, whom all of the persons identified in the scope of the request are, do in fact constitute government records that fall within the purview of FOIA.” In response, the Justice Department’s Office of Information Policy remanded our request for “further review,” but the FBI ignored the directive and continues to withhold any text messages. We sued on October 19 after the FBI failed to respond to the remanded request.

In July, a federal court rejected the FBI’s request to dismiss a separate Judicial Watch FOIA lawsuit filed on behalf of Jeffrey A. Danik, a retired FBI supervisory special agent, for emails and text messages of former-FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe. On October 15, the FBI turned over several pages of almost completely redacted McCabe text messages while denying the texts are subject to FOIA.

Here’s the bottom line: The Wray FBI asserts, contrary to DOJ policy, that it can delete and keep secret all text messages – including those by the corrupt cadre responsible for the illicit spying on President Trump. The court should quickly order the FBI to preserve and produce text messages as FOIA requires.

Last month, we uncovered that senior members of Robert Mueller’s Special Counsel’s Office (SCO) repeatedly and “accidentally” wiped over 20 phones assigned to them.

We previously uncovered Justice Department records concerning ethics issues related to McCabe’s involvement with his wife’s political campaign. The documents include an email showing Mrs. McCabe was recruited for a Virginia state senate race in February 2015 by then-Virginia Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam’s office.

The news that former Secretary of State Clinton used a private email server broke five days later , on March 2, 2015. Five days after that, former Clinton Foundation board member and Democrat party fundraiser, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, met with the McCabes. She announced her candidacy on March 12. Soon afterward, Clinton/McAuliffe-aligned political groups donated nearly $700,000 ( 40% of the campaign’s total funds) to McCabe’s wife for her campaign.

In July 2015, the FBI opened the investigation known as “ Midyear Exam ” into “the storage and transmission of classified information on Clinton’s unclassified private servers.”

We also discovered Justice Department records showing that McCabe secretly had recused himself from the investigation into Clinton’s non-government email server on November 1, 2016 , one week prior to the presidential election.

While working as Assistant Director in Charge of the Washington Field Office, McCabe controlled resources supporting the Midyear Exam investigation into Clinton’s email scandal. An October 2016 internal FBI memorandum labeled “Overview of Deputy Director McCabe’s Recusal Related To Dr. McCabe’s Campaign for Political Office,” details talking points about McCabe’s various potential conflicts of interest, including the FBI’s investigation of Clinton’s illicit server.

Remember: McCabe was fired from the FBI in March 2018 for leaking to the media and lacking “ candor .” That’s putting it mildly. And Director Wray is still protecting him.

Fauci Emails Show His Approval of China’s Initial Response to Coronavirus

In breaking news, we just received 300 pages of Fauci emails, including his approval of a press release supportive of China’s response to the 2019 novel coronavirus. He is Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. The emails were released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

On January 27, 2020, the World Health Organization/World Bank convened the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board (GPMB). The following day, the GPMB Secretariat writes an email with the subject line “TIME SENSITIVE Message from GPMB Co-Chairs: review of draft GPMB Statement on 2019-novel coronavirus:”

There was consensus for the GPMB to issue a statement supportive of countries’ (especially China) and WHO response efforts, and to call for urgent actions to further strengthen global preparedness and response to this outbreak.

Please find attached a draft GPMB Statement.

On January 29, Fauci responds:

Looks fine. Please see my comments in attached document.

The emails were produced in response to a Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed May 4, 2020, on behalf of the DCNF in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ( Daily Caller News Foundation v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (No. 1:20-cv-01149) ). The lawsuit was filed after HHS failed to respond to an April 1, 2020, FOIA request from the DCNF asking for:

The time period for the request is January 1, 2020 to April 1, 2020.

Many of the emails consist of missives to large groups of recipients, including Fauci, from Global Preparedness Monitoring Board, which describes itself as “an independent monitoring and accountability body to ensure preparedness for global health crises” convened by the World Health Organization and the World Bank

The Global Preparedness Monitoring Board (GPMB) convened on 27 January 2020 to discuss the current outbreak of 2019-nCoV which was first detected in Wuhan, China and is now quickly spreading internationally. The Board commends the speed of the response so far by countries and the World Health Organization (WHO), the transparency of China in sharing information and the genome sequence of the virus, and the strong collaboration between China and affected countries and with WHO.

As the head of an agency that would play an important role in addressing this new viral outbreak, either by undertaking or funding research, or both, I take great pleasure in inviting you to this meeting.

It appears that when Fauci discovered what Handley had done, he countermanded his decision by having HHS Director of the Office of Global Affairs Garrett Grigbsy send an email informing two individuals, apparently at WHO, that Lane would be coming to China:

I just talked to Dr. Fauci and there must have been some communication mix up about Cliff.

Cliff Lane is absolutely going to China as part of the WHO team (if invited). [Emphasis in original]

Ahead of the GPMB Board call on Wednesday, I’m pleased to attach a note (on behalf of Jeremy Farrar, Victor Dzau and a small working group) setting out the urgent need for new funding for the global COVID-19 response.

You will have seen the strong announcement today from the World Bank of up to $12 bn to support country response, which we warmly welcome. We are asking for your feedback on the call and consideration for the GPMB to launch an “ask” this week regarding needs not likely to be covered by the World Bank announcement – this would target the leaders and policy makers of other financing institutions and G7/G20 nations…The aim of the note is to encourage an immediate and full response to the needs of the world, recognizing that many countries are not well prepared and could be left behind.

Thank you for your input on the call yesterday regarding the COVID-19 funding request that the GPMB will be making to multilateral financing institutions and G7/G20 nations.

In this regard I attach:

An updated background note revising the ask to $8bn as a result of removing the [redacted] we had previously included for strengthening country preparedness, given the World Bank announcement

“The government is now ever so slowly complying with the law and letting the American people know how they did business with the WHO and China at the outset of this pandemic,” said Daily Caller News Foundation President Neil Patel. “We are grateful to Judicial Watch for helping us force the government to do its job.”

“These Fauci emails show how praising China was the odd priority of the WHO in the face of a novel and dangerous coronavirus,” said Judicial Watch Tom Fitton. “That the NIH tried to slow-roll the release of these emails and is still sitting on thousands more is a scandal.”

On September 22, U.S. District Court Judge Dabney L. Friedrich ordered HHS to begin processing 300 pages of emails per month beginning on October 21. In a September 21 court filing, HHS said the agency could begin producing 300 pages of responsive records to the Daily Caller News Foundation beginning on November 30, eight months after receiving the Daily Caller’s request under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The total number of responsive records is approximately 4,200, which would have pushed off the full release of the records until at least 2022. HHS also alleged that Fauci must personally review each one of his emails before they are released.

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1 posted on 10/23/2020 4:17:39 PM PDT by jazusamo
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Off the Wall Ping!

Contact to be added.

2 posted on 10/23/2020 4:18:32 PM PDT by jazusamo (Have You Donated to Keep Free Republic Up and Running?)
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To: jazusamo

THIS should give all the reason POTUS needs to #FireFRAUDci and disban this NIH, which FRAUDci has been employed with since graduating!

3 posted on 10/23/2020 4:36:13 PM PDT by Jane Long (Praise God, from whom ALL blessings flow.)
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To: Jane Long

Yep, I believe POTUS will fire him right after the election if the turkey doesn’t retire first.

4 posted on 10/23/2020 4:45:20 PM PDT by jazusamo (Have You Donated to Keep Free Republic Up and Running?)
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5 posted on 10/23/2020 4:56:22 PM PDT by Chgogal (ALL lives matter. If you disagree with me, YOU are the racist.)
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To: jazusamo

Informative. Thanks, jaz!

6 posted on 10/23/2020 6:13:12 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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December 31, 2019: China reports the discovery of the coronavirus to the World Health Organization. And on same day,

December 31: Chinese officials in Wuhan in China’s central Hubei province confirmed dozens of cases of pneumonia from an unknown cause

January 3, 2020: CDC Director Robert Redfield sent an email to the director of the Chinese CDC, George Gao, formally offering to send U.S. experts to China to investigate the coronavirus.

January 5: CDC Director Redfield sent another email to the Chinese CDC Director, George Gao, formally offering to send U.S. experts to China to investigate the coronavirus outbreak,

January 6: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a level I travel notice for Wuhan, China due to the spreading coronavirus.

January 7: The CDC established a coronavirus incident management system to better share and respond to information about the virus.

January 11: The CDC updated a Level 1 travel health notice for Wuhan, China.

January 11: China reported its first known death from an illness caused by the coronavirus. The patient was a 61-year-old man in Wuhan.

January 14: WHO said there may have been human-to-human transmission of the virus, Reuters reported. Befor this date the Chinese and WHO didn’t think it was a human to human transmission.

January 15: Li Qun, head of the Chinese Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) emergency center, claims the risk of human-to-human transmission is “low,” the Journal reported.

January 17: After 12 days, the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission started giving daily updates on new cases of the coronavirus.

January 17: The CDC began implementing public health entry screening at the 3 U.S. airports that received the most travelers from Wuhan – San Francisco, New York JFK, and Los Angeles.

January 18: Despite the presence of the caronavirus, Wuhan holds a “potluck” banquet for 40,000 “families” to try and break a world record, the New York Times reported. There were no warnings or restrictions about the new virus.

January 20: Dr. Fauci announces the National Institutes of Health is already working on the development of a vaccine for the coronavirus.

January 21: The CDC activated its emergency operations center to provide support to the coronavirus response.

January 21: The United States announced its first confirmed coronavirus case — a man in his 30s in Washington state

January 23: China placed Wuhan, a city of 11 million people, under quarantine orders. All flights and trains departing from the city were canceled, and buses, subways and ferries within the city were suspended. Wuhan is finally locked down, however about 5 million people had already fled the city, many, undoubtedly carrying the virus.

January 23: The CDC sought a “special emergency authorization” from the FDA to allow states to use its newly developed coronavirus test.

January 25: Chinese New Year – millions of Chinese from all over the world return to their homeland to celebrate this important holiday in the Chinese tradition. They later returned to their residences, spreading the virus all over the world. There was no warning issued from the Chinese government.

January 27: President Trump tweeted that he made an offer to President Xi Jinping to send experts to China to investigate the coronavirus outbreak.

January 27: The CDC issued a level III travel health notice urging Americans to avoid all nonessential travel to China due to the coronavirus.

January 27: The White House Coronavirus Task Force started meeting to help monitor and contain the spread of the virus and provide updates to the President.

January 29: The White House announced the formation of the Coronavirus Task Force to help monitor and contain the spread of the virus and provide updates to the President.

January 30: WHO declared the outbreak a global public health emergency as more than 9,000 cases were reported worldwide, including in 18 countries beyond China.

January 31: The Trump Administration: 1. Declared the coronavirus a public health emergency.
2. Announced Chinese travel restrictions.
3. Suspended entry into the United States for foreign nationals who pose a risk of transmitting the coronavirus.

President Trump bans Travel from China, declares a national emergency, and orders 1st Quarantine in 50 Years. At this point in time there is one only reported death attributed to Caronavirus in the US.

February 2: The CDC expanded enhanced entry screening to eight major airports across the nation.

February 4: President Trump vowed in his State of the Union Address to “take all necessary steps” to protect Americans from the coronavirus.

February 5: The Trump Administration and health officials briefed lawmakers on the Federal Government’s coronavirus response efforts.

February 9: The White House Coronavirus Task Force briefed governors from across the nation at the National Governors’ Association Meeting in Washington.

7 posted on 10/23/2020 6:17:46 PM PDT by elpadre
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To: jazusamo

Tom Fitton again doing what the FBI and DOJ refuse to do

8 posted on 10/23/2020 7:10:21 PM PDT by SisterK (its a spiritual war)
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To: jazusamo

“On January 29, Fauci responds:

Looks fine. Please see my comments in attached document.
Tony “

Anyone have a copy of the document?

9 posted on 10/24/2020 4:16:44 AM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: elpadre

Thanks for posting timeline, it’s interesting.

10 posted on 10/24/2020 7:41:28 AM PDT by jazusamo (Have You Donated to Keep Free Republic Up and Running?)
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jaz - it show several things:
#1. POTUS did an amazing job. How did he realize it was so serious that he banned China travel when the US had only one case.
#2. It looks to me like China purposely spread the virus throughout the world but especially the USA. The huge event on 1/15 with people from many places and not being warned, returning home carrying the virus. Then the Chinese New Year on 1/25 when millions returned to the homeland without any warning, carrying the virus throughout the world on return. Then there is the Italian story. Add to that I understand Beijing was virus free. The evidence is strong we have experienced a bio-weapon attack. (IMHO)

11 posted on 10/24/2020 12:21:10 PM PDT by elpadre
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