On Jan. 27, 2020, EcoHealth Alliance President Peter Daszak sent an email to Dr. David Morens, a subordinate of Dr. Anthony Fauci at NIAID, that contained a not-very-subtle warning. Fauci had not yet been appointed to former President Donald Trump's Coronavirus Task Force and was thus largely unknown to the public at large at this point.
For those who missed it, Forbes magazine, once owned and managed by the swashbuckling Malcolm S. Forbes Sr., who was an ardent capitalist as well as the Republican candidate for Governor of New Jersey in 1957. His namesake and son, Malcom S. Forbes Jr., known as “Steve” matched his father’s devotion to capitalism and effectively championed the Kemp, Reagan, and Trump tax cuts.
The revelations come at a sensitive time for the FBI and Director Christopher Wray, who has insisted widespread problems revealed about the bureau's conduct in the now-discredited Russia collusion case have been fixed even as new revelations of misconduct come to light.
An FBI agent who helped ‘foil’ a plot to abduct Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer may have used his knowledge of the case to lend credibility to his private cyber intelligence company, newly filed court documents allege.
Snopes bills itself as “the internet’s definitive fact-checking resource” and a beacon of truth against “misinformation.” However, the website’s co-founder has just been caught publishing dozens of plagiarized articles.