Sen. Rand Paul on Fauci's Explosive Unearthed Emails: ‘Told You’
'Can’t wait to see the media try to spin the Fauci FOIA emails'
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), who has been a vocal critic of Dr. Anthony Fauci, responding to the recently unearthed emails showing how the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases chief handled the pandemic calling for him to be fired.
Fauci admitted that a “typical mask you buy at the drugstore is not really effective in keeping out virus” and also asked a colleague to “please handle” the narrative surrounding the Wuhan Lab theory.
The emails also show the close relationship with Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention Director George Gao.
“Told you,” Paul said, using the hashtag #firefauci
“Can’t wait to see the media try to spin the Fauci FOIA emails,” he added:
Can’t wait to see the media try to spin the Fauci FOIA emails.— Senator Rand Paul (@RandPaul) June 2, 2021
The released emails show that Fauci indeed tried to answer many queries, sometimes hitting “send” well after midnight. And even as Trump ratcheted up attacks on China for not containing the virus after it was first discovered there, Fauci sought to maintain ties with Gao, a well-regarded Chinese scientific leader — and Gao with him.
The emails show that even Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg reached out to Fauci, and thanked him for alerting him of the “rollout of Facebook’s coronavirus information hub, which artificially boosted ‘authoritative’ information about the virus."
Fauci also dismisses mask sold in stores, noting the ”typical mask you buy at the drugstore is not really effective in keeping out virus, which is small enough to pass through the material”:
Last week, Fauci admitted the National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded the Wuhan lab.
Fauci said the Chinese lab was funded through the EcoHealth Alliance to support “a modest collaboration with very respectable Chinese scientists who were world experts on coronavirus."
But Fauci denied funding “gain of function” research, explaining the process to be “taking a virus that could infect humans and making it either more transmissible and/or pathogenic for humans.”
“That categorically was not done,” Fauci explained.
“He lied to the American people,” Paul said.
“There was gain of function research going on with Dr. Shi Zhengli at the Wuhan Institute.”