White House’s attempt to discredit Dr. Anthony Fauci poses long-term risk

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The Trump administration released a statement emphasizing errors Dr. Anthony Fauci made early in the pandemic, when far less was known about COVID-19, in an apparent effort to marginalize Fauci and neutralize his dire warnings. Attacking the credibility of one of the leading scientists as coronavirus infections skyrocket to record highs makes it harder to fight the disease in the long run.