Washington, April 8 -- : A coalition consisting of Senators, activists and Humane Society of the United States is being formed to exert pressure on China to close the infamous wet markets of wild food markets for bat, cat and dog mean blamed for the outbreak of the coronavirus and a number of other pandemics.

Its members likely to include US President Donald Trump's daughter in law Lara Trump, Senator Lindsey Graham, and several animal rights activists, including the Humane Society of the United States, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, and Animal Wellness Action, reported Washington Examiner.

The goal is to put pressure on Beijing directly to close the markets like in Wuhan.

The group of people who are in favour of this move,...