During a rally in North Carolina, President Trump mocked Dr. Anthony Fauci, calling him a Democrat.
At the Thursday event, the president mentioned the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, who is also a crucial member of the White House’s coronavirus task force, calling him a “nice guy.”
At the sound of Fauci’s name, the crowd booed, and the president made no effort to deter them.
Appearing to allude to the doctor’s early response to the virus, the president said, “He said, ‘This is not a threat. This is not a problem.” Trump added