Fauci said he accepted Biden’s offer to serve as an “on-site” chief medical consultant.


We’ll see a lot more of Anthony Fauci when Joe Biden enters the White House in January. The president-elect told CNN Thursday night that he had asked Faucit, director of the National Institute of Allergic and Infectious Diseases, to stay inside and fill his chief medical officer as well. On Friday morning, Fauci confirmed that he had said yes. Speech on NBC News Today On the show, Fauci said he “accepted on the spot” Biden’s offer and supported Biden’s plan to ask all Americans to wear a mask for the first 100 days of the administration. Fauci had a rocky relationship with President Donald Trump during the pandemic and was forced to correct the president’s false claims about several coronaviruses.

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