Newsmakers vs. Reporters
[T]he C.I.A. has reportedly found no evidence of a link between the virus and the Wuhan lab. But at a White House briefing a few days later, a reporter from the right-wing website Newsmax told President Trump that under Barack Obama, the N.I.H. gave the Wuhan lab a $3.7 million grant. “Why would the U.S. give a grant like that to China?” she asked.
You don’t ask Donald Trump a question like that to get an answer. You ask Donald Trump a question like that to hear him turn it into another sound lump.