Sen. Paul Sending Criminal Referral of Fauci to Department of JusticeEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) plans to send a criminal referral of Dr. Anthony Fauci to the Department of Justice, in the aftermath of their contentious back-and-forth during a congressional hearing. “I will be sending a letter to the Department of Justice asking for a criminal referral because he has lied to Congress,” Paul said late Tuesday on Fox News’s “Hannity.” The office Fauci heads, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, did not respond to a request for comment. Paul accused Fauci of lying during a Senate hearing earlier in the day, a charge Fauci disputed. At issue is funding Fauci’s agency gave to the Wuhan Institute of Virology via an intermediary. The top-level laboratory used the money to conduct gain of function experiments, Paul said, citing the U.S. government’s definition of gain of function. Fauci claims that the experiments conducted do not fit the definition. Fauci made the claim during …Read More

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