Today is Monday, October 12, 2020. Here’s what you need to know:
In a recent Trump campaign advertisement, Dr. Fauci is taken out of context, in which he praises President Trump's action on COVID-19 relief. Fauci stated that he did not give consent to being apart of the ad that features him stating, “I can’t imagine that anyone could be doing more.”
Although a date is not provided in the ad, the quote was attributed from an interview in March with Fox News, in which Fauci praises the White House coronavirus task force’s round-the-clock effort to respond to the pandemic.
"In my nearly five decades of public service, I have never publicly endorsed any political candidate. The comments attributed to me without my permission in the GOP campaign ad were taken out of context from a broad statement I made months ago about the efforts of federal public health officials," Fauci said in a statement to CNN.
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