Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and chief medical adviser to President Joe Biden, will get away with lying to Congress about the NIH funding gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology because the press will protect them, Donald Trump Jr. told Newsmax.
“You know, they’ll blame someone who can no longer be held accountable. They’ll blame someone who died recently. They’ll do whatever they can to avoid any kind of accountability, and you think about it,” Trump said of Fauci and Dr. Francis Collins, the retiring director of the National Institutes of Health.
The Federalist reported on Thursday that NIH Principal Deputy Director Lawrence Tabak, in a letter to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, disputed Fauci’s Senate testimony that gain-of-function research never was never funded by NIH.
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