White House calls anti-Semitic Covid conspiracy theory voiced by RFK Jr. ‘vile’
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre sharply denounced a conspiracy theory floated by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. that Covid-19 was engineered to spare Ashkenazi Jews and Chinese people, calling the longshot Democratic candidate’s remarks “false” and “vile.”
“The claims made on that tape is false,” she said during a Monday press briefing about a video published over the weekend. “It is vile, and they put our fellow Americans in danger.”
In the video, Kennedy suggests that Covid was “targeted to attack Caucasians and Black people.” He later added that “the...