First Lady Jill Biden plans to team up with Dr. Anthony Fauci to promote the coronavirus vaccine on Sunday, despite growing calls for his resignation.
Fauci and the First Lady will visit a vaccination site at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem for the event, according to a White House advisory.
The showing demonstrates the White House is standing by Fauci despite recent scrutiny over his early emails from the coronavirus pandemic.
In May, Jill Biden praised Fauci as an “American hero” while the two visited a vaccination site in Washington, DC.
“Dr. Fauci’s here. You know who doesn’t love Dr. Fauci?” she asked reporters in the room. “I think every American loves Dr. Fauci.”
Fauci will also appear with the first lady for the Live with Kelly and Ryan show on Monday.
The release of Fauci’s emails has prompted questions about his early understanding of the effectiveness of masks,