Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul said Friday that he plans to investigate Dr. Anthony Fauci if Republicans win control of the Senate in the November midterms.
Rand made the comments during a podcast with Lisa Boothe.
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“If we win in November, if I’m chairman of a committee, if I have subpoena power, we will go after every one his records. Those scientists will all come in,” Paul said.
“We will have an investigator go through this piece-by-piece because we don’t need this to happen again,” he added.
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Paul has long battled with Fauci over gain-of-function research and the origin of the coronavirus. A November Senate win by the GOP could put Paul in the leadership of the committee needed to fully investigate Fauci and force new mattes into public view.
The podcast puts a new spotlight on the midterm elections for the Senate as those who want to see Fauci investigated now have new hope that something could be done if the election turns out for Republicans.