"Well, you make all kinds of recommendations".
"But there is no world in which the Constitution permits Nevada to favor Caesars Palace over Calvary Chapel", Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote in response to the 5-4 decision.
"I'm not favoring anybody over anybody", Fauci replied.
Instead, he reiterated, "Any crowd, whether it's a protest, any crowd when you have people close together without masks is a risk".
"When you're in a crowd, particularly if you're not wearing a mask, that induces the spread".
"So, I know we've heard a lot about disagreements", Scalise said, "and clearly there are many decisions made". "One night in Chicago, 49 officers were injured".
In response to the video, Trump went on a familiar rant that "if we tested less, there would be less cases". "I'm not going to opine on limiting anything".
"Some were followed very carefully and some were not". Jordan could have asked the question another way, say, "Should the government limit outside events of more than 500 people?" "As you mentioned we clearly see there are consequences, decrease in immunizations of children, the lack of cancer screening, consequences for surgeries that are semi-elective".
"There's no inconsistency congressman", Fauci retorted. And that's the reason why we have the committees to do the prioritization of who should get it first.
Rep Jim Jordan of OH repeatedly pressed the top health official on whether protests in Portland and other cities against police brutality and racial discrimination should be curbed to stop the virus spread.
"So the protests don't increase the spread of the virus?" I'm just asking your position on the protests. "You have mucosa in the nose, mucosa in the mouth, but you also have mucosa in the eye".
In front of the cameras, Trump has insisted that he and Fauci get along.
Among numerous concerns: A handful of studies on COVID-19 survivors recommend that antibodies- crucial body immune system proteins that battle infection-begin to disappear within months.
Infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci resisted efforts by Republicans to criticize recent protests against racial injustice while pushing back on their continued promotion of hydroxycholoroquine as a possible coronavirus remedy in Congress on Friday.
Fauci, who made headlines in March by describing US testing efforts as a failing, repeatedly handed off questions about the current state of testing from Democrats critical of Trump to get him to characterize the current situation to witnesses more directly involved with that effort.