White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Friday there is no circumstance where she could imagine President Biden ever firing Dr. Anthony Fauci as Republicans have ramped up their attacks on the president’s top medical adviser after thousands of his emails were made public this week.
“He’s overseen management of multiple global health crises, and attacks launched on him are certainly something we wouldn’t stand by,” Psaki said, adding that she wouldn’t have more to add on the matter.
“Can you imagine any circumstance where President Biden would ever fire him?” Fox News’ Peter Doocy asked.
“No,” Psaki replied.
Republicans have ramped up calls to fire the White House medical adviser after thousands of his emails were unearthed this week.
BIDEN SAYS HE’S ‘VERY CONFIDENT’ IN FAUCI AFTER THOUSANDS OF EMAILS REVEALED
President Biden, too, defended the nation’s top infectious disease expert on Friday. “Yes, I am very confident in Dr. Fauci,” he said.
House Republican Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., who serves as the top Republican on the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, and House Oversight Committee Ranking Member James Comer penned a let
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