Tennessee U.S. Senate race

Fmr U.S. Ambassador to Japan Hagerty: China Handling of Coronavirus ‘Crime of the Century’ — ‘Greatest Cover-Up in Human History’

China’s handling of the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic has raised questions about the communist nation’s priorities, where it seemingly put its own domestic politics ahead of the global public health. According to former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty, a GOP candidate for U.S. Senate in Tennessee, the Chinese government’s decisionmaking was criminal.

Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty campaigns for the U.S. Senate Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Gallatin, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)