Bloomberg Law
Nov. 2, 2020, 6:33 PM

‘Fire Fauci’ Is Easier for Crowd to Chant Than for Trump to Do

Louis C. LaBrecque
Louis C. LaBrecque

As a career civil servant, Anthony Fauci is not an easy man to fire, despite the pleas of a crowd of Donald Trump supporters chanting at a weekend rally.

The latest tiff between Fauci and the president came following Trump’s campaign statements that the U.S. has “turned the corner” on the pandemic. Fauci, in a Washington Post interview on Saturday, said America “could not possibly be positioned more poorly” as it heads into the winter. The U.S. recorded nearly 100,000 new cases Friday, the most at any point in the pandemic.

Anthony Fauci
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Fauci also offered praise for the campaign of ...

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