Mike Pompeo blames China’s President Xi Jinping for the spread of COVID


Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday denounced China’s President Xi Jinping and warned of COVID. can spread rapidly around the world After China lifted strict virus measures.

A former Trump official told radio host John Katsimatidis on Sunday morning that as Chinese residents, who are facing a further surge in infections, are now free to travel, Xi Jinping is expected to “several millions more.” infected with,” he said.

He recalled the horrifying sight of Italy in 2020, before a vaccine was developed, when hospitals were overloaded with people seeking medical help because of the disease.

“Do you remember the photo of Milan when the hospitals and morgues were full? I think I got infected,” Pompeo said at the “Cats Roundtable” at WABC 770 AM.

“50% of the population is traveling. There is no reason why the Chinese should be allowed to do this again and send Chinese-infected people around the world to deliberately infect people around the world.”

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo fears millions more could contract COVID as China allows travel again.

The Chinese government recently lifted its strict COVID policy and is now racing to catch the new mutant virus strain that has led to its rapid spread. According to one analysis, the country is likely facing 1 million cases daily, According to a Bloomberg report on Dec. 22,

about half 2 passengers From China to Milan, I was COVID positive a few days ago.

US begins requiring travelers from China to show proof of negative COVID test before boarding flights From January 5th.

Secretary of State Pompeo called on world leaders, including the United States, to stop President Xi Jinping from allowing Chinese citizens to infect others around the world.

Chinese President Xi Jinping
Chinese President Xi Jinping was heavily criticized in an interview on Sunday.

“Xi got away with this once. It’s a shame he wasn’t held accountable,” Pompeo said. “He’s not held accountable. He died between the spring of 2020 and today, six million people, and we should still do it. But he’s also doing it.” I’m doing

“Like Spring 2020 [when] He sent people around the world who he knew were infected. he does the same again. He will infect millions more. we must not allow it. “

The United States will begin requiring negative COVID tests from people traveling from China on January 5.
The United States will begin requiring negative COVID tests from people traveling from China on January 5.
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In a radio interview with Katsimatidis, Pompeo accused another world leader, Russian President Vladimir Putin like war in ukraine Less than two months have passed since a year of fighting.

Pompeo did not believe either side was close to a peace deal and criticized the way Putin is trying to terrorize Ukrainian citizens.

Pompeo, a possible 2024 presidential candidate, said, “I don’t think we’re close to a deal at this point…I think both sides are in a better position to fight and negotiate.” “Why does Putin believe I don’t understand? Every time he says, ‘A month from now he will be in a better position,’ he is in a worse position. ”

Travelers walk with luggage at Beijing Capital International Airport.
Travelers walk with luggage at Beijing Capital International Airport during the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China.

He said Putin’s aggression led to the deaths of nearly 100,000 of his own soldiers, despite gaining little land.

“A few days ago he fired another 100+ rockets into a major city to try to terrorize the Ukrainian people… It’s evil. I’m sick,” Pompeo said.

“I hope that Ukrainians will continue to be supported by Europeans. [who] We not only provide them with the weapons they need, [but] The energy and food they need to keep fighting for their homeland and sovereignty. “


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