Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., and Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., are demanding China fork over money to nations afflicted with the novel coronavirus, arguing the Chinese Communist Party must pay for its “lies” about the early outbreak of the virus.The pair of GOP lawmakers introduced a bicameral resolution Tuesday calling for an international investigation to quantify the harm caused by the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) cover-up of the early spread of the coronavirus pandemic.CORONAVIRUS: WHAT TO KNOWThe resolution also calls for the international community to design a mechanism to deliver compensation to the United States and other nations gravely hurt by China’s initial decision to hide the emergence of COVID-19.“Since day one, the Chinese Communist Party intentionally lied to the world about the origin of this pandemic,” Hawley said in a statement. “The CCP was aware of the reality of the virus as early as December but ordered laboratories to destroy samples and forced doctors to keep silent. It is time for an international investigation into the role their cover-up played in the spread of this devastating pandemic. The CCP must be held to account for what the world is now suffering.”Their resolution’s wording condemns the


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