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WATCH: The U.S.-China Rhetorical War Over COVID-19

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — The rhetorical war between the U.S. and China is growing more aggressive by the day.

Now, the Trump White House is boosting a theory that the novel coronavirus was accidentally released from a lab in China’s Wuhan, where the outbreak began.

Nick Schifrin reports and talks to Antony Blinken, senior foreign policy advisor to Joe Biden, and Rebeccah Heinrichs, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute.