Trump calls Fauci a “disaster” but says it would be “a bigger bomb to fire him”
In a call with Trump campaign staff Monday, President Trump tore into the nation’s leading infectious diseases expert and coronavirus task force member, saying people have become tired of “Fauci and all these idiots” warning about the risks of .
“People are tired of hearing Fauci and all these idiots, these people, these people that have gotten it wrong,” the president told his staff Monday during a call on the state-of-play of the race. “Fauci’s a nice guy. He’s been here for 500 years. He called every one of them wrong. And he’s like this wonderful guy, a wonderful sage, telling us how he said, ‘Do not wear face masks’ — that’s a number of months ago.”
Mr. Trump said if the White House had listened to Fauci, the U.S. would have “500,000 deaths.”
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[Source: CBS News]