Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the Nationwide Institute of Allergy and Infectious Ailments within the Oval Workplace of the White Home in Washington, DC on April 29, 2020.
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White Home advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci mentioned he was not invited to Tuesday’s White Home briefing on the coronavirus pandemic — the first such briefing in months.
“I used to be not invited up so far and I am assuming I am not going to be there,” Fauci, director of the Nationwide Institute of Allergy and Infectious Ailments, mentioned throughout an interview on CNN.
Fauci has confronted criticism in latest weeks from President Donald Trump and different administration officers surrounding his response to the pandemic.
In a scathing op-ed revealed final Tuesday, Trump’s commerce advisor Peter Navarro criticized Fauci, saying he “has been incorrect about all the things I’ve interacted with him on.” Equally, throughout an interview earlier this month with Fox News’ Sean Hannity, Trump mentioned, ”Dr. Fauci’s a pleasant man, however he is made a variety of errors.”
“They have been incorrect about a variety of issues, together with face masks,” Trump mentioned. “Possibly they’re incorrect, possibly not. A variety of them mentioned do not put on a masks, do not put on a masks. Now they’re saying put on a masks. A variety of errors have been made, a variety of errors.”
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