Fox News' Chris Wallace defended Dr. Anthony Fauci was quick after posting his work emails, claiming he didn't see them as a real "smoking weapon".
Wallace defends Fauci
Wallace said it was important to “get politics out of this,” adding that “when Donald Trump – when he was president – suggested that China might have played a part in it, it wasn't a natural thing virus occurring, I think there has been a knee-jerk reaction from some Democrats, some people in the media saying, "Well, if Trump says this is a possibility, it can't be a possibility." ; "
"We absolutely have to find out what the basis for the origins of Covid is," he continued, according to Mediate.
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Wallace didn't stop, but doubled in size.
"I've read reports and read through quite a few emails," he said. “There is no smoking gun there to suggest that Fauci had reason to believe that this was from the… I'll answer the question even if Jen Psaki wouldn't – that's highly political. I can promise you. You see it as an important topic of conversation for Republicans. "
"I think if Donald Trump speaks in North Carolina tomorrow night, he'll be chasing Fauci," Wallace continued. “Let's just remember it. Anthony Fauci has been in the lines of fire with AIDS since the mid-1980s to protect Americans from public health problems. And before we call for his head, this guy who's been a dedicated officer for 40 years, maybe we should slow down a little. "
Trump blows up Fauci
This comes after Trump beat up Fauci for posting his emails.
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“There are many questions that Dr. Fauci need to be answered. US funding for Wuhan was foolishly started by the Obama administration in 2014 but ended under the Trump administration. When I heard about it, I said 'no way'. What did Dr. Fauci on Gain of Function research and when did he know it? ”Trump said, according to The New York Post.
"Now everyone, even the so-called 'enemy', is starting to say that President Trump was right about the China virus coming out of the Wuhan lab," he added. "The correspondence between Dr. Fauci and China speaks too loudly to be ignored. China should pay America and the world ten trillion dollars for the death and destruction they caused! "
Full story: Trump tears up Fauci after newly released emails: "What did he know and when did he know?"
This piece was written by James Samson on June 5th, 2021. It originally appeared in LifeZette and is used with permission.
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