Former Trump economic adviser Peter Navarro channeled WWE impresario Vince McMahon to bash Dr. Anthony Fauci in a ferocious rant evocative of a wrestling hype video.
Appearing on Steve Bannon’s War Room podcast Monday, Navarro — clad in a black muscle shirt, neck bulging — ripped into the infectious disease expert over funding provided to the Wuhan Institute of Virology, where some believe Covid-19 may have originated.
“This is the house that Fauci built,” Navarro said — pointing to a computer-generated backdrop of the Wuhan lab.
The Trump advisor, who bears a passing resemblance to legendary wrestler Ric Flair, went on to accuse Fauci of being the “godfather” of the Covid-19 pandemic.
“Tony Fauci, if [Covid-19] came from the lab, is the