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Anthony Fauci says Marjorie Taylor Greene drove death threats against him

Ex-leader of US Covid response said congresswoman and Fox News sparked ‘credible death threats’ against him and his family

After Anthony Fauci appeared at a contentious US House hearing on Monday, the former top public health official who led the nation’s response to Covid-19 singled out the far-right congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene and Fox News as drivers of the “credible death threats” that he described to lawmakers.

“Whether it’s … news media – you know Fox News does it a lot – or it’s somebody in the Congress who gets up and makes a public statement that … the deaths of X number of people [were] because of policies or some crazy idea that I created, immediately, it’s like clockwork: the death threats go way up,” Fauci said in an interview with CNN.

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