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Defendant Pleads Guilty
to Threatening to Kill Walensky
Dec 19, 2022 7:05 PM CST
Defendant Pleads Guilty to Threatening to Kill Walensky
Mississippi man also said he planned to kill Fauci
- A Mississippi man who threatened to kill Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky has pleaded guilty to making threats in interstate commerce, federal prosecutors announced Monday. Robert Wiser Bates, 39, of Ridgeland, threatened to kill Walensky in voicemails left in July 2021 at the CDC headquarters in...
Fauci: Trump's White House
Did Oppo Research on Me
Dec 16, 2022 7:21 AM CST
Fauci: Trump's White House Did Oppo Research on Me
Doctor tells David Axelrod he faced 'outright hostility' from that administration over COVID
- Dr. Anthony Fauci has become an unwilling headline-maker once again after being targeted earlier this week by Twitter owner Elon Musk, whom Fauci said he generally tries to ignore. "I don't respond to him," Fauci told CNN commentator David Axelrod in a snippet of a podcast aired...
Dec 14, 2022 2:44 AM CST
Fauci: Twitter 'Almost a Cesspool of Misinformation'
He addresses Elon Musk's prosecution comment
- Anthony Fauci addressed Elon Musk's Sunday tweets about him, telling CNN commentator David Axelrod in a podcast interview, "I don't respond to him." Fauci continued, "I don’t pay any attention to him because that’s merely a distraction. And if you get drawn into...
Fauci Delivers Final Briefing
Nov 22, 2022 8:45 PM CST
Fauci Delivers Final Briefing
'I’ve never left anything on the field,' he says in look back at decades in public service
- Dr. Anthony Fauci delivered the final White House briefing of his long career on Tuesday, and his message was a familiar one. "Please, for your own safety, for that of your family, get your updated COVID-19 shot as soon as you're eligible to protect yourself, your family and...
GOP Have Doubts
Sep 20, 2022 2:00 AM CDT
Health Experts, GOP Have Doubts About Biden's Pandemic Claim
It's not over, officials point out, when 400 people are dying of COVID each day
Add Anthony Fauci to the list of people contradicting President Biden's assertion that the COVID-19 pandemic is over. Fauci, Biden's top COVID adviser, said Monday that the US is "not where we need to be if we’re going to be able to, quote, ‘live...
Anthony Fauci, Still Reviled
on Right, Is Stepping Down
Aug 22, 2022 10:37 AM CDT
Anthony Fauci, Still Reviled on Right, Is Stepping Down
Doctor, 81, has led his government agency for nearly 40 years
- Anthony Fauci has hinted his retirement was coming soon , and on Monday he gave it a date: The longtime scientific adviser to American presidents will retire from his government post in December. "So long as I'm healthy, which I am, and I'm energetic, which I am, and...
Fauci Says He'll Retire
Before Biden's Term Is Up
Jul 18, 2022 12:05 PM CDT
Fauci Says He'll Retire Before Biden's Term Is Up
He says he'd be 105 if he waited until COVID was gone
- Dr. Anthony Fauci has served under seven presidents—and he's decided President Biden will be the last. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allegy and Infectious Diseases, tells CNN that he hasn't set a retirement date yet, but he will "very likely" step down before the...
Fauci Is Now
Jun 30, 2022 12:27 AM CDT
Fauci Is Now Experiencing 'Rebound' COVID
81-year-old took Paxlovid
Count Anthony Fauci among the victims of so-called "rebound" COVID. The 81-year-old doctor initially experienced "minimal" symptoms when he was infected with the coronavirus, but when they started getting worse, he was prescribed Paxlovid due to his age, the Hill reports. After the five-day course of the...
Conway Spills on George,
Kushner, Trump in New Book
May 23, 2022 11:00 AM CDT
Conway Spills on George, Kushner, Trump in New Book
'America will survive. George and I may not,' ex-WH counsel writes in 'Here's the Deal,' out Tuesday
- Kellyanne Conway has a new book coming out this week, and one of the people she goes after most is the one she lives with. "I had two men in my life," Conway writes in
Here's the Deal
, due out from Simon and Schuster on Tuesday, per...
Fauci: If Trump
Wins Again, Count Me Out
May 16, 2022 7:41 AM CDT
Fauci: If Trump Wins Again, Count Me Out
Scientific adviser says he would not continue in his role
- Anthony Fauci clashed repeatedly with then-President Trump over COVID policies, and the scientific adviser says he would not do it again. "No," Fauci answered when asked on CNN over the weekend about whether he would serve in a second Trump administration, per the Hill . When CNN's Jim...
Apr 27, 2022 7:35 PM CDT
Fauci Puts Fine Point on Pandemic
US is in transition, expert clarifies
- Dr. Anthony Fauci worried that his assessment of the state of the coronavirus pandemic given Tuesday was being misinterpreted as meaning it's all over, so he went at the subject again Wednesday. "We don't have 900,000 new infections a day and tens and tens and tens...
Fauci Pulls Out of WH
Apr 27, 2022 2:32 PM CDT
Fauci Pulls Out of WH Correspondents' Dinner
He says it's 'because of my individual assessment of my personal risk'
- Weeks after a glitzy Washington, DC, dinner turned into a superspreader event , Dr. Anthony Fauci has decided he doesn't want to take his chances at another one. President Biden's top COVID adviser will not be at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner Saturday when the event returns for...
US COVID Cases Fall,
but Not in Half the States
Apr 7, 2022 7:35 PM CDT
US COVID Cases Fall, but Not in Half the States
Fauci warns fall could bring an upswing
- As COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed around the country, the data on new infections are mixed. The number of daily new infections decreased 5% overall in the US over the past two weeks, Axios reports, to about 28,700 from an average of 30,000 or so. The number of deaths...
Fauci Is Optimistic About
Way Out of the Pandemic
Feb 9, 2022 3:32 PM CST
Fauci Is Optimistic About Way Out of the Pandemic
He says US is exiting 'full-blown' phase
- Almost exactly two years after he warned that the coronavirus "almost certainly is going to be a pandemic," Dr. Anthony Fauci says the US is on the way out of the "full-blown pandemic phase" of the crisis. The top White House medical adviser tells the
Warning at Fauci
on Possible GOP
Feb 4, 2022 1:31 PM CST
Senator Hurls Warning at Fauci on Possible GOP Midterm Win
Senator says if Republicans take back Senate, he hopes to lead investigation into NIAID director
- Longtime tensions over the coronavirus between Rand Paul and chief White House medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci are quite well-documented , but the Republican senator from Kentucky just took things up a notch, with a threat on what might happen if the GOP flips the Senate in the midterms later this...
New Kid Rock Song Slams
Fauci, Embraces 'Big Don'
Jan 25, 2022 2:16 PM CST
New Kid Rock Song Slams Fauci, Embraces 'Big Don'
'We the People' also features the 'Let's Go Brandon' chant
- Kid Rock rattles off a long list of grievances in a newly released song—vaccines, President Biden, Anthony Fauci, lockdowns, Facebook, the media, Twitter, TMZ, and Black Lives Matter among them in "We the People." (Note: There are lots of expletives in that video.) One sample line:...
Jan 18, 2022 2:10 AM CST
Lara Logan's Talent Agency Drops Her
Fallout continues from her comment comparing Dr. Fauci to the Nazi 'Angel of Death'
- Lara Logan has been dropped by her agent after her November comments on Fox News comparing Dr. Anthony Fauci to Josef Mengele , the "Angel of Death" who experimented on Jewish children in Nazi concentration camps. Fauci had said he was "astounded" that the network failed to take disciplinary...
Trump Mocks Biden in
Speech at Arizona Rally
Jan 16, 2022 2:52 PM CST
Trump Mocks Biden in Speech at Arizona Rally
Former president, who is vaccinated, criticized Biden's vaccination campaign
- Leaving office hasn’t changed Donald Trump’s rhetorical style at all. The former president, who—to his supporters’ apparent chagrin —is vaccinated. But before losing the 2020 election to President Joe Biden, he showed little to no support for mask and vaccine mandates. Biden ran on a promise...
Dr. Oz Targets Dr. Fauci
Jan 14, 2022 4:41 AM CST
Dr. Oz Targets Dr. Fauci
He challenges 'petty tyrant' to debate
- Dr. Mehmet Oz wants to debate Dr. Anthony Fauci. Oz, who is running for a Senate seat in Pennsylvania, challenged the top White House medical adviser to a debate in a campaign ad released in a tweet Thursday, the Hill reports. "It's past time Fauci faces the fact...
Hot Mic Catches Fauci
Calling Senator a 'Moron'
Jan 11, 2022 7:25 PM CST
Hot Mic Catches Fauci Calling Senator a 'Moron'
'Most people are going to get COVID,' acting FDA commissioner warns at Senate hearing
- Hours after clashing with Sen. Rand Paul during a Senate health committee hearing on the pandemic, Dr. Anthony Fauci was overheard calling another Republican senator a "moron." The remark was picked up on a hot mic after Sen. Roger Marshall of Kansas told the top White House medical...
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