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Legislative Update from Rep. Mary Franson

Friday, June 4, 2021

Dear Friends,

I’ve always been a firm believer in “the truth will set you free.” Yesterday, Dr. Anthony Fauci’s truth was finally revealed in thousands of emails revealed by a Freedom of Information Act request. Here is what we now know about Fauci’s COVID knowledge early in the pandemic:

  1. Masks do not protect uninfected people from getting COVID. Dr. Fauci wrote on February 5, 2020, that: Masks are really for infected people to prevent them from spreading infection to people who are not infected rather than protecting uninfected people from acquiring infection. The typical mask you buy in the drug store is not really effective…I do not recommend you wear a mask…
  2. Masks make little difference in community settings. An email by Andrea Lerner to Dr. Fauci on March 31, 2020, to report a study on masks for mitigating the spread of disease found that: Bottom line: generally there were no differences in ILI/URI/ or flu rates when masks were used…
  3. Evidence early in the pandemic pointed to the virus being man-made. An email from Kristain Andersen to Dr. Fauci on January 31, 2020, gave credence to President Trump’s theory that COVID-19 may have been created at the Wuhan Lab: The unusual features of the virus make up a really small part of the genome (>0.1%) so one has to look really closely at all the sequences to see that some of the features (potentially) look engineered.

You can read all 3,234 pages of emails here.

Fauci’s emails make it clear: The COVID-19 response has been rooted in political science, not real science. For over a year, government officials and the media criticized and mocked those who actually looked at the science. These emails to Dr. Fauci show that there is a strong possibility that COVID was created by the Chinese as President Trump and Senator Tom Cotton theorized. Senator Rand Paul was lambasted for questioning Fauci’s mask mandates, but now it appears the Senator was right all along. While I hope the media will correct their stories critical of these ideas, I’m not holding my breath.

Government and the media need to do better. This is just the first step in uncovering what our government knew about the source of COVID and what information they had when choosing to shut down our economy, close our schools, and force Americans to wear masks.