Article originally appeared on www.frontpagemag.com.
The initial Biden administration response to the Chinese spy balloon was to cover it up. The only reason we found out about it and took action was because a Montana resident’s images of the balloon went viral.
Now it’s been confirmed that the Biden administration was never going to tell Americans the truth.
Administration officials at first hoped to conceal the balloon’s existence from the public, and from Congress, according to multiple former and current administration and congressional officials. “Before it was spotted publicly, there was the intention to study it and let it pass over and not ever tell anyone about it,” said a former senior U.S. official briefed on the balloon incident.
Anyone being the American people.
Privately, Biden administration officials complain that the political outcry over the balloon was wildly disproportionate to any threat it posed to U.S. national security. In their …
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