"The Appropriations Committee sought Dr. Anthony Fauci as a witness at next week's hearing committee during Labor's HHS Education on the COVID-19 response. We have been informed by an administrative official that the White House has blocked Dr. Fauci from testifying," she said. Evander said it in a statement.
House Press Secretary Judd Deere confirmed the decision: "While the Trump administration continues the entire government's response to COVID-19, including safely reopening America and speeding up vaccine development, it is counterproductive to have the entire individuals involved in the effort that emerged during congressional hearings. , "Deere said in a statement. "We are committed to working with Congress to deliver testimony at the right time."
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