You Vote: Should a special investigator be appointed to look into Fauci's handling of COVID-19?

Sen. Rand Paul calls Fauci a 'disreputable' scientist and says he strongly believes COVID originated from a lab leak.

Updated: September 26, 2022 - 1:23pm

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Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Thursday said an independent special investigator needs to be appointed to look into Dr. Anthony Fauci's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and the origins of the virus.

"To have a true investigation, you need to have someone who's focused just on that," Paul told the "Just the News, Not Noise" television show. "You need to have someone who has the breadth of mind and wherewithal to do an investigation. This needs to be somebody who's either been an attorney general, assistant attorney general or someone that's been a director of a law enforcement agency." 

Paul also called Fauci a "disreputable" scientist and said if Republicans take back control of the Senate, there will be an investigation into COVID-19 and its origins, bringing in scientists who have reached different conclusions regarding the start of the pandemic.

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Should an independent special investigator be appointed to look into Dr. Anthony Fauci's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and the origins of the virus?

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