GOP lawmakers lashed out at White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci Wednesday after a bevy of his emails from the early days of the coronavirus pandemic were made public.
Many Republicans focused their ire on the fact that Fauci received messages in early 2020 warning that the virus had been “engineered” or may have otherwise emerged from a lab in Wuhan, China while publicly dismissing the possibility.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), who has clashed with Fauci on a number of pandemic-related issues this year, set the tone early Wednesday morning by tweeting: “Told you” followed by an emoji of a pair of eyes and the hashtag, “#firefauci”
“Fauci’s leaked emails are shocking to say the least,” agreed Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.).
“He needs to be FIRED!” Greene followed that tweet by posting an image of herself wearing a black mask bearing the words “Fire Fauci.”
Sen. Rand Paul previously hounded Dr. Anthony Fauci for still