Blaze Media – Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and President Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser, is stepping down at the end of the year.
Fauci, 81, announced Monday that is not retiring per se, but leaving government service in pursuit of other career goals.
“While I am moving on from my current positions, I am not retiring,” Fauci said in a statement. “After more than 50 years of government service, I plan to pursue the next phase of my career while I still have so much energy and passion for my field.
Fauci has served in various public roles for more than a half-century, advising every president since Ronald Reagan.
Biden reacted to the news by praising Fauci as a “dedicated public servant” and a “steady hand” who embodies “wisdom and insight honed over decades at the forefront of some of our most dangerous and challenging public health crises.”
“Fauci’s resignation will not prevent a full-throated investigation into the origins of the pandemic. He will be asked to testify under oath regarding any discussions he participated in concerning the lab leak.” – Sen. Rand Paul
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