Pressure is mounting against Anthony Fauci as Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri joins other Republican lawmakers to call for his resignation. In light of the release of thousands of pages of emails that have further damaged the credibility and reputation of the chief medical adviser, Hawley urged Fauci in a tweet to resign and called for a full congressional investigation into the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hawley’s tweet comes just one week after the Senate unanimously passed his proposed legislation that would require the Biden administration to declassify intelligence related to potential links between COVID-19 origins and the Wuhan Institute of Virology. The Missouri Republican was the first member of Congress to call for an international investigation into China’s role in the pandemic.
“For over a year, anyone asking questions about the Wuhan Institute of Virology has been branded as a conspiracy theorist,” Hawley said when he and Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., introduced the bill