Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) grilled Dr. Anthony Fauci over restrictions related to the Covid-19 pandemic during a Thursday hearing of the House Coronavirus Crisis Subcommittee.
Referencing Fauci’s statement at one point in the hearing that “now is not the time to pull back” on masks or physical distancing, Jordan asked him, “When is the time? When do Americans get their freedom back?”
Fauci replied, “When we get the level of infection in this country low enough,” before Jordan interjected.
“What is low enough?” Jordan asked. “Give me a number. We had ’15 days to slow the spread’ — turned into one year of lost liberty. What metrics, what measures, what has to happen?”
Fauci said his goal was to get “as many