Wednesday, during an appearance on FNC’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) hammered National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Anthony Fauci for what he deemed to be a “dishonest” approach to responding to queries about the Wuhan lab’s connection to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Well, I think because we’ve seen the media line, which Dr. Fauci has, unfortunately, promoted over and over, which is the idea that the Wuhan lab was involved in COVID-19 in a way was false, that’s what they’ve said over and over,” he said. “You’re a conspiracy theorist, they said. Dr. Fauci has said, you know, this was a naturally originating virus. We shouldn’t ask questions. It turns out, Tucker, there are a lot of really legitimate questions, and I mean, a lot of really legitimate questions about the involvement, the potential involvement of a lab. We need to get to the bottom of