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Anthony Fauci Absent from Coronavirus Task Force Briefing After Drawing Criticism from Trump

HeadlineJul 09, 2020

The White House Coronavirus Task Force held just its second public briefing in more than two months Wednesday. Notably absent was top U.S. infectious disease scientist Dr. Anthony Fauci, who this week called the U.S. response to the coronavirus “really not good.” President Trump on Tuesday slapped back at Dr. Fauci in an interview with Fox News.

President Donald Trump: “Well, I think we are in a good place. I disagree with him. You know, Dr. Fauci said don’t wear masks, and now he says wear ’em. And he said numerous things.”

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