Anthony Fauci appears on CNN (screen grab)
On Friday, a House committee revealed that the White House has blocked Dr. Anthony Fauci from testifying to Congress next week about the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Commenters on social media exploded with outrage.
@ericawerner @emptywheel @mikedebonis this has to stop. it’s basic three branches of government shit.— Mary Says Mask-up! (she/her) (@Mary Says Mask-up! (she/her))1588367279.0
@ericawerner @mikedebonis The White House sure blocks a lot of testimony. People with nothing to hide don't do that.— MoreSkyPlease (@MoreSkyPlease)1588367910.0
@ericawerner @gregpmiller @mikedebonis Then he needs to speak out on his own. This is bullshit and if he remains q… https://t.co/yxKUa2MTQT— Henrynathanmia (@Henrynathanmia)1588367351.0
@ericawerner @mikedebonis The next Congress needs to make its priority codifying. The notion that we are a nation o… https://t.co/lpLGHXY67L— Doc 23 🇺🇸🇮🇪🏌️♂️ (@Doc 23 🇺🇸🇮🇪🏌️♂️)1588367301.0
@ericawerner @ThatGuy3002 @mikedebonis Yeah they’re about 3 steps from killing scientists for being uppity w facts— Ohai (@Ohai)1588368077.0
@ericawerner @maggieNYT @mikedebonis Considering he doesn’t technically work for the White House, how are they allo… https://t.co/VjRkW6QyUu— they wont let me die!!! (@they wont let me die!!!)1588367965.0
@ericawerner @emptywheel @mikedebonis And yet they demand that Biden open his records— Jane Hall (@Jane Hall)1588368294.0
@ericawerner @maggieNYT @mikedebonis Or what? What can they do to him. #TestifyFauci What have you got to lose, as… https://t.co/HGuM2n79Gb— Hammerwerferin (@Hammerwerferin)1588368428.0
@ericawerner @emptywheel @mikedebonis Obstruction, destruction, and criminality are really the only things the Trum… https://t.co/AcmzeXeR9q— 🎄FauxWhere’stheTylenol?Bot🎄 (@🎄FauxWhere’stheTylenol?Bot🎄)1588367451.0
@FInchains @ericawerner @ESCochrane @mikedebonis please god Jan 2021 at the latest— Mary Says Mask-up! (she/her) (@Mary Says Mask-up! (she/her))1588367322.0