Fauci Fires Back at Kristi Noem Saying He’s ‘Wrong’: ‘The Numbers Don’t Lie’
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Biden's chief physician Dr. Anthony Fauci struck back in South Dakota on Sunday. Kristi Noem's harsh criticism of him said her comments on him at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) this weekend were "not very helpful" and "unfortunate".
Noem, who was praised by Conservatives for largely ignoring coronavirus restrictions and guidelines, received a standing ovation from the CPAC crowd for boasting of ignoring medical advice from experts, and Fauci for alleged "injustice." “Called. Fauci appeared on CBS News' Face the Nation and was asked if that sentiment was an obstacle to the nation's recovery.
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"It's unfortunate but not really helpful because sometimes you think things are going well and you just look at the numbers, they don't lie," he said. During an interview with Noem about the same program, Anker Margaret Brennan briefed the Republican governor and potential 2024 presidential candidate about her state's poor performance with the deadly virus.
"So for your state, if you look at the July start, which was after that springtime summit, you have the highest cumulative COVID death rate per million in the country," Brennan said, adding, "I know you I am conservative and you care about the sanctity of life, so how can you justify decisions that endanger the health of your constituents? "
In the meantime, Noem brushed the question off and instead said to Brennan, "These are questions you should be asking every other governor in this country."
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