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Fauci Facing Calls To Be Fired Following NIH Admission

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Calls for Dr. Anthony Fauci to resign or be fired have intensified over the infectious disease expert’s continuously shifting positions.

“Dr. Fauci represents everything that President Eisenhower warned us about in his farewell address: the scientific-technical elite steering the country toward their own ends,” said Republican Rep. Warren Davidson, who introduced the Fauci Incompetence Requires Early Dismissal Act earlier this month.

“Under Dr. Fauci’s guidance, Americans have lost confidence in the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control, leading to confusion and serious government overreach that has threatened Americans’ livelihoods and freedoms,” Davidson said in a statement.

The most recent issue to plague Fauci is his admission that the National Institutes of Health sent $600,000 to the Wuhan Institute of Virology to help study if bat coronaviruses could be transmittable to humans. The revelation came just two weeks after Fauci sparred with Sen. Rand Paul over the NIH funding, with Paul questioning whether it was possible U. S. taxpayers were helping fund gain-of-function research.

“Sen. Paul, with all due respect, you are entirely, entirely and completely incorrect. … The NIH has not ever wand does not now fund gain-of-function research in the Wuhan Institute,” Fauci said during the hearing.

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