Oh Poor Baby! Fauci Cries To CNN About Treatment During Testimony

By Alan Hume | Tuesday, 04 June 2024 04:30 PM
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Dr. Anthony Fauci, a leading figure in the United States' response to the COVID-19 pandemic, expressed his dismay over the heightened animosity he experienced during his recent testimony before the House Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic.

His comments were made during an interview on CNN's "The Source With Kaitlan Collins."

Dr. Fauci, who has testified before Congress on numerous occasions over the past four decades, was taken aback by the intensity of the vitriol directed at him during the hearing. "I’ve testified literally hundreds of times over the last 40 years, over Congress. And there‘s always been differences of opinion, differences of ideology, criticisms, and things like that but the level of vitriol that we see now, [not] just in the country in general, but actually played out during this hearing was really quite unfortunate,” he said.

He went on to express his disappointment that the hearing, which should have been an opportunity to learn from past mistakes and improve the country's preparedness for future pandemics, was instead marred by hostility. He cited the behavior of Republican Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene as an example of this unfortunate trend.

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During the hearing, Rep. Greene refused to acknowledge Dr. Fauci's professional title, arguing that he was undeserving of it and should instead be imprisoned for his alleged "crimes against humanity." She also criticized his leadership of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), particularly his decision to allocate over $400,000 to University of Georgia researchers for testing an experimental drug on beagles.

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In addition to these accusations, Dr. Fauci was confronted with an audio recording from 2020 in which he discussed the possibility of enforcing vaccinations to the point where people would "lose their ideological bullshit." Despite his insistence that he was not referring to those who objected to receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, Republican Georgia Rep. Rich McCormick challenged his statement.

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Dr. Fauci's recent testimony and the subsequent backlash underscore the deep-seated ideological divisions that continue to shape the nation's response to the ongoing pandemic. His experience serves as a stark reminder of the challenges that public health officials face in their efforts to guide the country through this unprecedented crisis.

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