USA Today Says Peter Navarro’s Article Attacking Fauci Didn’t Meet Our Fact-Checking Standards

Peter Navarro calls Biden the candidate of the Chinese communists

USA Today has said an op-ed it published attacking Dr. Anthony Fauci contained misleading statements. The newspaper is at the center of a storm involving the White House and the Coronavirus.

President Donald Trump’s economic adviser Peter Navarro wrote the op-ed attacking Fauci, which the newspaper now admits it did not correct the article for errors. read more

As Trump Renews Attacks, New Lincoln Project Ad Asks If You Prefer Trump or Fauci

The Lincoln Project, a Republican anti-Trump super-PAC released a new ad asking viewers whether they trust President Donald Trump or Dr. Anthony Fauci on matters related to the novel coronavirus. The ad comes after reports revealed that the White House had sought to discredit and undermine Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, after his relationship with Trump deteriorated. read more

Four Former CDC Directors Slam Unconscionable Attacks on Public Health Officials Like Fauci

Four former directors of the Centers for Disease Control have strongly condemned attacks on public health experts. Their criticism comes as the Trump administration takes aim at Dr. Anthony Fauci.

Tom Frieden, Jeffrey Koplan, David Satcher and Richard Besser published an op-ed in Tuesday’s Washington Post defending public health experts, though they did not mention President Donald Trump specifically. read more