Dr. Anthony Fauci appeared on CNN on Sunday and stated he would resign if Trump took office in 2024. Fauci works as the White House chief medical advisor.
When speaking with Jim Acosta, Fauci said:
“If you look at the history of what the response was during the administration, I think, you know, at best, you can say it wasn’t optimal. And I think, just, history will speak for itself about that.”
When Acosta clarified that meant Fauci would not be returning to his post, he replied, “Right. For sure, yeah.”
Fauci and Trump were publicly at odds when it came to handling the Coronavirus pandemic. They disagreed on travel restrictions, business openings, and testing strategies.
When Biden took office, Fauci said, “The idea that you can get up here and talk about what you know, what the evidence and science is, and let the science speak – it is somewhat of a liberating feeling.”
In October 2020, Trump stated on a conference call, “People are tired of hearing Fauci and all these idiots, these people. Every time he goes on TV, there’s a bomb, but there’s a bigger bomb if you fire him.”