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The White House blocks Fauci’s statement to Congress about the coronavirus

The White House has blocked this Saturday the statement of the main scientific responsible in the fight against the coronavirus in the United States, Anthony Fauci, before the House of Representatives to explain the Government’s response to the coronavirus.

Thus, the Appropriations Committee of the House of Representatives has asked Fauci to participate as a witness in the next meeting to discuss the response to Covid-19, something that has been blocked by the White House, as confirmed by the spokeswoman. , Evan Hollander, on NBC.

However, from the Executive they have transferred that Fauci is already going to testify in the Health Committee in the Senate on May 12. White House spokesman Judd Deere has assured that next May 6 is not “the appropriate time” for Fauci to make his statement in Congress.

From the Congressional Appropriations Committee, they had previously stressed that Congress and Americans deserve “a clear vision of the road and response to the Covid-19 pandemic.”

“In the short term, that means knowing what our federal government is doing in surveillance, testing, contact tracing, quarantine, social distancing, and the production and distribution of personal protection,” they said in a statement.

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