House report details China’s ‘abhorrent’ role fueling the fentanyl epidemic killing Americans

The House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party released a report on Tuesday detailing its investigation into China’s role in the fentanyl crisis, calling attention to the nation’s “abhorrent” actions and failure to pursue “flagrant” violations of its own laws.

In its investigation, the committee found that China subsidizes the exports of illegal fentanyl materials and other synthetic narcotics and has thwarted U.S. investigations into illicit fentanyl manufacturers, among other things.

“These actions and omissions are abhorrent, violate the laws of nations, and have led to profound human suffering in the United States and around the world,” the report states.

A majority committee aide told reporters that though the committee knew of the CCP’s involvement in the fentanyl crisis, the purpose of the bipartisan investigation was to uncover the scope of its role.

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