Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) on Tuesday railed against Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, saying he should be charged for lying to Congress and calling him “a punk” and “a pawn for the Chinese government.”
During a Senate committee hearing earlier on Tuesday, Fauci had a tense exchange with Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) over the National Institutes of Health funding gain-of-function research in the Wuhan lab that is suspected as a possible origin of the coronavirus. Paul asked Fauci to retract his statement denying that there was such funding. Fauci refused to do so.
“It really makes me angry to say that he does not want to retract his statements because he did