This week, thousands of Dr. Anthony Fauci’s emails were released to the public, revealing what most conservatives and libertarians knew all along: Fauci is a bureaucrat serving personal — and political — interests.
Now, Americans understandably want answers.
One email in particular, which shows a Wuhan lab executive thanking Fauci for backing China’s COVID origin story, is gaining steam online. Here is an excerpt from the email from Fauci’s most recent appearance on CNN:
Here is the full un-redacted email in text form:
Fauci, Anthony (NIH/NIAID) [E) Sun, 19 Apr 2020 03:29:42 +0000 Peter Daszak RE: Thank you for your public comments re COVID-19's origins Many thanks for your kind note. Best regards, Tony From: Peter Daszak (b)(6) Sent : Saturday, Apri ----------- l 18, 2020 9:43 PM --------~~ To: Morens, David (NIH/NIAID) [El (b)(6); Fauci, Anthony (NIH/NIAID) [El (b )( 6) > ---------- Cc: Stemmy, Erik (NIH/NIAID) [E] (b)(6)•>; Erbelding, Emily (NIH/NIAID) [El (b)(6)> ; Aleksei Chmura (b)(6) --------- Subject: Thank you for your public comments ------------ re COVID-19's origins Importance: High Tony (cc'ing David so that you might pass th is on to Tony once he has a spare second) As the Pl of the ROl grant publ icly targeted by Fox News reporters at the President ial press briefing last night, I just wanted to say a persona l thankyou on behalf of our staff and collaborators, for publicly standing up and stat ing that the scientific evidence supports a natural origin for COVID-19 from a bat-tohuman spillover, not a lab release from the Wuhan Institu te of Virology. From my perspective, your comments are brave, and coming from your trusted voice, wi ll help dispel the myths being spun around the virus' origins . (b) (7)(A) Once this pandemic's over I look forward th anking you in person and let you know how important your comments are to us all. Cheers, Peter
Fauci responded to right wing critiques with “It’s nonsense.” Watch the full Fauci/CNN clip here.