Biden's top medical advisor Anthony Fauci to step down after more than 50 years of government service
Anthony Fauci announced Monday that in December he will step down as chief medical advisor to President Joe Biden, director of the NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and chief of his NIAID lab on immunoregulation.
The decision follows heated battles with Republicans on Capitol Hill, particularly Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), over the ever-changing landscape of the Covid-19 pandemic, and what the US did and didn’t do. If Republicans take over either the House or the Senate in this fall’s midterm elections, there’s a likelihood that Fauci would be brought in to testify.
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